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Kshatriya

[ ksha-tree-uh ]

noun

  1. a member of the Hindu royal and warrior class above the Vaisyas and below the Brahmans.


Kshatriya

/ ˈkʃætrɪə /

noun

  1. a member of the second of the four main Hindu castes, the warrior caste


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Kshatriya1

First recorded in 1775–85, Kshatriya is from the Sanskrit word kṣatriya

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Kshatriya1

C18: from Sanskrit, from kshatra rule

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