from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A Dalit.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To put (a person) out of his caste; cause to lose caste.
  • noun In India, one who has suffered expulsion from caste.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun In Indian society, someone who does not belong to a caste.
  • verb transitive To expel from a caste.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not belonging to or having been expelled from a caste and thus having no place or status in society
  • noun a person belonging to no caste


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