[ buhng-gee ]
/ ˈbʌŋ gi /
noun, plural bhan·gis. Indian English.
a Hindu scavenger who belongs to one of the untouchable castes.
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Origin of bhangi
< Hindi bhaṅgī literally, user of bhang
Words nearby bhangi
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