Meaning of zarda in English:

zarda

noun

mass noun
  • Indian chewing tobacco flavoured with spices.

    ‘The flowers are used for making zarda, an indigenous flavoured tobacco.’
    ‘Most of the kids chew on zarda, an addictive substance that kills hunger.’

Origin

From Persian and Urdu zardah, from Persian zard ‘yellow’.

Pronunciation

zarda

/ˈzəːdɑː/