or ked·dah, khed·ah



(in India) an enclosure constructed to ensnare wild elephants.

Origin of kheda

Borrowed into English from Hindi around 1790–1800 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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khedah or keddah


(in India, Myanmar, etc) an enclosure into which wild elephants are driven to be captured

Word Origin for kheda

from Hindi
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