from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a robber band or gang in India or Myanmar (Burma).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A member of an armed gang of bandits in India, Pakistan, and the surrounding region.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of a class of robbers, in India and Burma (Myanmar), who act in gangs and are usually armed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. etc. See dakoit, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a member of an armed gang of robbers
Hindi ḍakait.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hindi (ɖakait), from (dākā, "gang-robbery"), from Sanskrit (dashʈaka, "compressed") (Wiktionary)