cotwal

[ koht-wahl ]
/ ˈkoʊt wɑl /

noun


Nearby words

  1. cottony-cushion scale,
  2. cottus,
  3. cotula,
  4. cotunnite,
  5. coturnix,
  6. coty,
  7. coty, rené,
  8. cotyledon,
  9. cotyloid,
  10. cotyloid cavity

kotwal

or cot·wal

[ koht-wahl ]
/ ˈkoʊt wɑl /

noun Indian English.

an Indian police officer.

Origin of kotwal

First recorded in 1575–85, kotwal is from the Hindi word koṭwāl

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