a Hindu banker.
Origin of soucar
First recorded in 1775–85, soucar is from the Hindi word sāhūkār great merchant
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Examples from the Web for sowcar
He obtained the money by pledging his younger brother to a sowcar, and had paid it all back except twenty-five rupees.
Meanwhile his brother was the bondsman of the sowcar, and cultivating his land in return for simple food.