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Scheduled Caste

[ skej-oold kast, kahst; British shedyoold ]
/ ˈskɛdʒ uld ˌkæst, ˌkɑst; British ˈʃɛd yuld /
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noun
(in India) the official name given to any of the lowest castes that are now protected by the government and offered special concessions: members of these castes were formerly known as untouchables.
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Origin of Scheduled Caste

First recorded in 1935–40
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