Rajput

noun Raj·put \ˈräj-ˌpu̇t, ˈräzh-\
variants: or

Rajpoot

play \ˈräj-ˌpu̇t, ˈräzh-\

Definition of Rajput

  1. :  a member of a dominant military caste of northern India

Origin and Etymology of rajput

Hindi & Urdu rājpūt, from Sanskrit rājaputra king's son, from rājan king + putra son — more at few


First Known Use: 1598


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