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charkha

[chahr-kuh] /ˈtʃɑr kə/
noun
1.
(in India and the East Indies) a cotton gin or spinning wheel.
Also, charka.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Urdu < Persian
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charkha

/ˈtʃɑːkə/
noun
1.
(in India) a spinning wheel, esp for cotton
Word Origin
from Hindi
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