faujdar

noun fauj·dar \ˈfau̇jˌdär\
variants: or

foujdar

\ˈfau̇jˌdär\

Definition of faujdar

plural

-s

  1. 1 India :  a petty officer (as one in charge of police)

  2. 2 India :  a criminal judge

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Origin and Etymology of faujdar

Hindi fawjdār, from Persian, from Arabic fawj host, troop + Persian -dār holder


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