Indian vs Sarod - What's the difference?

indian | sarod |

As nouns the difference between indian and sarod

is that indian is indian, american indian (a member of one of the indigenous peoples of the americas) while sarod is (musical instruments) a fretless string instrument used mainly in indian classical music.




  • Of or relating to India or its people; or (formerly) of the East Indies.
  • (obsolete) Eastern; Oriental.
  • * 1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , volume 10:
  • The morrow next apprear'd with purple hayre / Yet dropping fresh out of the Indian fount, / And bringing light into the heavens fayre .
  • (dated) Of or relating to the indigenous peoples of the Americas.
  • (North America) Of foods: made with Indian corn or maize.
  • Indian''' bread; '''Indian meal
  • (chess) Designating any of various chess openings now characterised by black's attempt to control the board through knights and fianchettoed bishops rather than with a central pawn advance.
  • Synonyms

    * (of or or relating to India or its people) (l), (l) * (of or related to indigenous peoples of the Americas) (l), (l), (l) (chiefly Canadian), (l)

    Derived terms

    * Amerindian (American Indian) * Hindian (Asian Indian) * Indian clover * Indian elephant * Indian file * Indian giving * Indian Ocean * Indian red * Indian sign * Indian style * Indian sunburn * Indian tea * too many chiefs and not enough Indians *


    (en noun)
  • A person from India.
  • A member of one of the indigenous peoples of the Americas (generally excluding the Aleut, Inuit, Metis, or Yupik).
  • *
  • (UK, colloquial) A meal at (or taken away from) an Indian restaurant.
  • We're going out tonight for an Indian .


    * (person from India) Asian Indian * (indigenous person of the Americas) Amerindian, Native American, Red Indian * (indigenous person of the Americas) Native Canadian, First Nations person * See also

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (nonstandard) Any language spoken by Indians.
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    (en noun)
  • (musical instruments) A fretless string instrument used mainly in Indian classical music.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=July 10, author=Allan Kozinn, title=Capturing a Master of the Guitar in the Act of Playing and Musing, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=More surprising are segments showing Mr. Bream and friends starting an evening at a pub and then repairing to his home to play jazz, and a 1962 improvisation with the sarod player Ali Akbar Khan in which Mr. Bream picks up Mr. Khan’s themes with an effortlessness and a fluency that say a lot about his musicianship. }}