pollam

noun

pol·​lam
ˈpäləm
plural -s
: a district in India held in feudal tenure by a poligar

Word History

Etymology

Tamil pāļaiyam, from Sanskrit pālayati he guards; probably akin to Sanskrit piparti he brings over, rescues

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“Pollam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pollam. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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