charkha

or char·ka

[ chahr-kuh ]
/ ˈtʃɑr kə /
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noun

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

Origin of charkha

1875–80; < Urdu < Persian
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charkha

charka

/ (ˈtʃɑːkə) /

noun

(in India) a spinning wheel, esp for cotton

Word Origin for charkha

from Hindi
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