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namkin

Line breaks: nam¦kin
Pronunciation: /nʌmˈkiːn
 
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Definition of namkin in English:

noun

[mass noun] Indian
Any savoury snack.
Example sentences
  • Inside you'll find a panoply of Indian desserts, a whole bar of fixings for top-notch chaat, and an array of salty snacks known as namkin.
  • Manufacturer and designer of different types of goga face cream and also giving other similar products like goga herbal cream, cashew nuts, namkin seangh, namkin peanuts, and goga incense sticks

Origin

from Hindi namkīn.

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