sirdar

noun sir·dar \ ˈsər-ˌdär , sər-ˈdär \
variants: or

Definition of sirdar

1 a : a person of high rank (such as a hereditary noble) especially in India
b : the commander of the Anglo-Egyptian army
2 : one (such as a foreman) holding a responsible position especially in India

Origin and Etymology of sirdar

Hindi & Urdu sardār, from Pers


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