from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The East Indian teak, Tectona grandis. See teak and Tectona.

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  • n. (Hinduism) a Hindu caste or distinctive social group of which there are thousands throughout India; a special characteristic is often the exclusive occupation of its male members (such as barber or potter)


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    May 5, 2009