Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

pandal

[pan-dl]
noun
  1. (in India) a temporary shed, especially one used for public meetings.
Show More

Origin of pandal

First recorded in 1710–20, pandal is from the Tamil word pantal
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for pandal

Historical Examples of pandal

  • The uncle then carries her to the pandal, and she sits on the left of the bridegroom.

    Castes and Tribes of Southern India

    Edgar Thurston

  • On arrival, he is made to stand under the pandal which has been erected.

  • At the homes of the bride and bridegroom, a pandal (booth) and dais are erected.

  • On the following day, the bridegroom conducts the bride to her pandal.

  • The milk-post of the pandal is made of milk-hedge (Euphorbia Tirucalli).