Jemidar
Jemidar Jem"i*dar` (j[e^]m"[i^]*d[aum]r`), n. [Per. & Hind. jama-d[=a]r.] The chief or leader of a band or body of persons; esp., in the native army of India, an officer of a rank corresponding to that of lieutenant in the English army. [Written also {jemadar}, {jamadar}.] [1913 Webster]

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