dhaman

[ dah-muh n ]
/ ˈdɑ mən /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. dha,
  2. dhahran,
  3. dhak,
  4. dhaka,
  5. dhal,
  6. dhamma,
  7. dhansak,
  8. dharma,
  9. dharna,
  10. dharuk

Origin of dhaman

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

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