plural -s
: Indian damascene work in which steel is inlaid with gold

Word History


Hindi koftgarī, from Persian kōftgarī, from kōftgar maker of koftgari, from kōft blow, beating + -gar doing; akin to Sanskrit kāra doing

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“Koftgari.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/koftgari. Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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