Marathi

noun
Ma·ra·thi | \ mə-ˈrä-tē \

Definition of Marathi 

: the chief Indo-Aryan language of the state of Maharashtra in India

First Known Use of Marathi

1698, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Marathi

Marathi marāṭhī

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