Ba·​bhan | \ ˈbäbən \
plural -s

Definition of Babhan

: a Hindu of a high caste of the Aryo-Dravidian ethnic type that dwells mainly in Bihar

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First Known Use of Babhan

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Babhan

Bihari bābhan, from Sanskrit brāhmaṇa Brahman

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“Babhan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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