Bihari

noun Bi·ha·ri \ bi-ˈhär-ē \

Definition of Bihari

1 a : a native or inhabitant of Bihar
b : a Muslim born in Bihar who emigrated after the partition of India in 1947; also : a descendant of such a person
2 : a group of Indo-Aryan languages (such as Bhojpuri) spoken in Bihar, India, and adjacent areas

First Known Use of bihari

1878

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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