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.

Nearby words

  1. charity begins at home,
  2. charity commissioners,
  3. charity school,
  4. charivari,
  5. chark,
  6. charlady,
  7. charlatan,
  8. charlatanism,
  9. charlatanry,
  10. charlemagne

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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