Definition of musnud in English:

musnud

(also masnad)

noun

  • In South Asia: a seat made of cushions, especially one used as a throne by an Indian prince; a throne. Also: a carpet forming a similar seat of honour formerly used in Persia.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Robert Orme (1728–1801), historian of India and East India Company servant. From Persian and Urdu masnad a large cushion, couch, throne from Arabic masnad cushion from sanada to lean against.

Pronunciation

musnud

/ˈmʌsnʌd/