noun \-ˈrä-nē\

: the wife of a maharaja

: a Hindu princess

Full Definition of MAHARANI

:  the wife of a maharaja
:  a Hindu princess ranking above a rani

Variants of MAHARANI

ma·ha·ra·ni or ma·ha·ra·nee \-ˈrä-nē\

Origin of MAHARANI

Hindi & Urdu mahārānī, from mahā great (from Sanskrit mahat) + rānī rani
First Known Use: circa 1855

Rhymes with MAHARANI


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