Meaning of bankshall in English:

bankshall

noun

historical South Asian, South East Asian
  • A warehouse, especially at a port.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From Hindi bhaṇḍsāl, bhansāl storehouse (from Sanskrit bhāṇḍaśālā from bhāṇḍa goods, merchandise + śālā house, building), in α and some forms perhaps with remodelling of the first element after bank or its Romance equivalents, and in some forms probably with remodelling of the second element after hall.

Pronunciation

bankshall

/ˈbaŋksˌhɔːl/