[dah-muh n]


a large, harmless, colubrid snake, Ptyas mucosus, of southern Asia, the skin of which is used in making shoes, purses, and other items.

Origin of dhaman

1875–80; < Hindi dhāman; compare Sanskrit dharmaṇa a kind of snake
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