sambhar

sambar

[sam-ber, sahm-]
noun
a deer, Cervus unicolor, of India, Sri Lanka, southeastern Asia, the East Indies, and the Philippines, having three-pointed antlers.
Also, sambur, sambhar, sambhur.


Origin:
1690–1700; < Hindi < Sanskrit śambara

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sambar or sambur (ˈsæmbə)
 
n , pl -bars, -bar, -burs, -bur
a S Asian deer, Cervus unicolor, with three-tined antlers
 
[C17: from Hindi, from Sanskrit śambarra, of obscure origin]
 
sambur or sambur
 
n
 
[C17: from Hindi, from Sanskrit śambarra, of obscure origin]

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