Faujdar definition

(India) An officer tasked with the administration of a sarkar.
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Noun

Singular:
faujdar
Plural:
faujdars

Origin of faujdar

  • From Hindi, from Persian فوج‌دار (fowjdâr), compound of فوج (fowj, “troop”) (from Arabic فوج (fauj, “group”)) and ـدار (-dâr).

    From Wiktionary