risaldar

noun
ri·​sal·​dar
variants: or rissaldar \ rə̇ˈsälˌdär , ˈrisəlˌ-​ \ or ressaldar \ rə̇ˈsälˌdär , ˈresəlˌ-​ \
plural -s

Definition of risaldar

: an Indian commander of a risala in the Anglo-Indian army

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History and Etymology for risaldar

Hindi risāldār, from Persian risāladār, from risāla + -dār holder

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“Risaldar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/risaldar. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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