punkah

noun
pun·kah | \ˈpəŋ-kə \

Definition of punkah 

: a fan used especially in India that consists of a canvas-covered frame suspended from the ceiling and that is operated by a cord

First Known Use of punkah

1790, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for punkah

Hindi & Urdu pãkhā

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