lathi

noun la·thi \ˈlä(ˌ)tē\
variants: less commonly

lathee

\ˈlä(ˌ)tē\

Definition of lathi

plural

-s

  1. :  a heavy stick often of bamboo bound with iron used in India as a weapon especially by police (as in dispersing a crowd or quelling a riot)

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Origin and Etymology of lathi

Hindi lāṭhī, feminine of lāṭh — more at lat


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