abwab

noun
ab·​wab | \əbˈwäb\
plural -s

Definition of abwab 

India

: any of various fines, cesses, or imposts levied by a native chief upon a landowner or subject

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First Known Use of abwab

1782, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abwab

Hindi abwāb, from Arabic, doors, sources of public revenue, plural of bāb door

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