lascar

noun
las·​car | \ ˈla-skər How to pronounce lascar (audio) \

Definition of lascar

: an Indian sailor, army servant, or artilleryman

First Known Use of lascar

1615, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lascar

Hindi & Urdu lashkar army

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The first known use of lascar was in 1615

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