Meaning of jemadar

jem•a•dar

Pronunciation: ( jem'u-där"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various government officials.
  2. the supervisor of a staff of servants.
  3. an officer in a sepoy regiment, corresponding in rank to a lieutenant.
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