Sudra

noun
Su·​dra | \ ˈsü-drə How to pronounce Sudra (audio) , ˈshü- \

Definition of Sudra

: a Hindu of a lower caste traditionally assigned to menial occupations

Other Words from Sudra

Sudra adjective

First Known Use of Sudra

1630, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sudra

Sanskrit śūdra

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“Sudra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sudra. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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