Definition of lathi in English:

lathi

nounplural noun lathis

South Asian
  • A long, heavy iron-bound bamboo stick used as a weapon, especially by police.

    • ‘they were confronted by four persons armed with lathis’
    club, bludgeon, stick, truncheon, baton, blackthorn, mace, bat

Pronunciation

lathi

/ˈlätē/ /ˈlɑti/

Origin

Hindi lāṭhī.