Am·​bash·​tha | \ (ˌ)əmˈbəshtə \
plural -s

Definition of Ambashtha

: a member of a caste in India formed by persons descended from Brahman fathers and Vaisya mothers and having the practice of the art of healing as its prerogative

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First Known Use of Ambashtha

1838, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ambashtha

Sanskrit Ambaṣṭha

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“Ambashtha.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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