Babhan

noun

Ba·​bhan
ˈbäbən
plural -s
: a Hindu of a high caste of the Aryo-Dravidian ethnic type that dwells mainly in Bihar

Word History

Etymology

Bihari bābhan, from Sanskrit brāhmaṇa Brahman

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Babhan was in 1877

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“Babhan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Babhan. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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