Definition of lathi noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lathi

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈlɑːtiː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɑːtiː//
 
(Indian English) The police
 
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a long thick stick, especially one used as a weapon or by the police See related entries: The police Word Originfrom Hindi lāṭhī.