a seat, esp. with a canopy and railing, for riding on the back of an elephant or camel
Origin of howdahAnglo-Indian from Hindi hauda from Arabic haudaj
A seat, usually fitted with a canopy and railing, placed on the back of an elephant or a camel.
Origin of howdahUrdu haudah from Arabic hawdaj litter, sedan chair from hadaja to shuffle along, totter hdg