charkha

or char·ka

[ chahr-kuh ]
/ ˈtʃɑr kə /

noun

(in India and the East Indies) a cotton gin or spinning wheel.

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Origin of charkha

1875–80; <Urdu <Persian
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British Dictionary definitions for charkha

charkha

charka

/ (ˈtʃɑːkə) /

noun

(in India) a spinning wheel, esp for cotton

Word Origin for charkha

from Hindi
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