kharif

[kuh-reef]

Origin of kharif

1835–45; < Hindi < Arabic kharīf autumn
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kharif

noun
  1. (in Pakistan, India, etc) a crop that is harvested at the beginning of winterCompare rabi

Word Origin for kharif

Urdu, ultimately from Arabic kharafa to gather
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