ghurry

noun ghur·ry \ˈgərē\

Definition of ghurry

plural

-es

  1. 1 India :  either of two periods of time: a :  the 60th part of a day :  24 minutes b :  hour

  2. 2 India a :  timepiece; specifically :  water clock b :  a metal disk on which the hours are struck

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Origin and Etymology of ghurry

Hindi ghaṛī, from Sanskrit ghaṭikā water pot (used as a water clock), space of time, from ghaṭa pot, perhaps of Dravidian origin; akin to Tamil kuṭam pot


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