Definition of doab
: a tract of land between two rivers : interfluve
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of doab
Persian dōāb, from dō two (from Middle Persian) + -āb water, from Old Persian āpi-; akin to Avestan dvā- two, Sanskrit dva, and to Avestan āp- water — more at two
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up doab? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).