lumberdar

noun

lum·​ber·​dar
ˌləmbə(r)ˈdär,
-dȧ(r
plural -s
: a village headman in India

Word History

Etymology

Hindi lambardār, from lambar rank (from English number) + -dār holder

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“Lumberdar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lumberdar. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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