mehmandar

noun meh·man·dar \məˈmänˌdär\

Definition of mehmandar

plural

-s

  1. :  an official in India, Persia, or Afghanistan appointed to escort an ambassador or traveler

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Origin and Etymology of mehmandar

Persian mihmāndār, from mihmān guest (from Middle Persian mēhmān) + -dār holder — more at bhumidar


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