Definition of rahdar in English:

rahdar

Pronunciation /ˈrɑːdɑː/

noun

historical
  • In Persia (now Iran) and India: a person who guards roads for a fee; a toll-collector. Also occasionally as a mass noun.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From Urdu rāhdār and its etymon Persian rāhdār person who has charge of roads from rāh road + -dār.