noun (in India)
Origin of ryot
Examples from the Web for ryots
They use sandals such as are generally worn by ryots and the lower classes.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
I delighted my ryots by importing some of our own country recreations, and setting the ploughmen to compete against each other.Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier|James Inglis
We want the franchise to be extended far and wide—we want our ryots and our cultivators to enjoy that franchise.India for Indians|C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
On the bank, to my right, the ryots are ploughing and cows are now and then brought down to the water's edge for a drink.Glimpses of Bengal|Sir Rabindranath Tagore
It is just the satraps and fellahs of Persia—the mandarins and peasants of China—the zemindars and ryots of Hindostan over again.