Definition of pultan in English:

pultan

noun

(also pulton)
  • In India: a regiment of infantry (now historical).

Pronunciation

pultan

/ˈpʌltʌn/ /ˈpʌltan/

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Duke of Wellington (1769–1852), army officer and prime minister. From Marathi palṭan and its parallel Hindi palṭan regiment, ultimately from battalion.