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bhungi

[buhng-gee]
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noun, plural bhun·gis.
  1. bhangi.

bhangi

or bhun·gi

[buhng-gee]
noun, plural bhan·gis. Indian English.
  1. a Hindu scavenger who belongs to one of the untouchable castes.

Origin of bhangi

< Hindi bhaṅgī literally, user of bhang
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Historical Examples

  • Sons of metheeranees—brothers-in-law to the bhungi' (sweeper).

    Kim

    Rudyard Kipling


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