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  1. a member of an outcaste Dravidian people of the state of Odisha in eastern India.
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Historical Examples of khond

  • A Khond has been known to ruin himself for the sake of his friend.

    Castes and Tribes of Southern India

    Edgar Thurston

  • The Malayan and Khond figures are especially noteworthy, but are not free from the suspicion of influence from higher religions.

  • Khond women wear a red or parti-coloured skirt reaching the knee, the neck and bosom being left bare.

  • If the adulterer is a Khond, he gets off with payment of the buffalo, which is slaughtered for the entertainment of the village.

  • Certain it is that almost no inducement will prevail on a Khond to voluntarily part with these precious heirlooms.