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batta

noun bat·ta \ˈbatə, -atə\

Definition of batta

plural

-s

  1. 1 India :  subsistence money (as for a witness or prisoner) :  maintenance or traveling expenses of an employee

  2. 2 India :  extra pay; especially :  an extra allowance on special grounds to British officers, soldiers, and others serving in India

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Origin and Etymology of batta

Hindi bhattā allowance for food, from Sanskrit bhakta allotted, something distributed or enjoyed, food, from bhajati he distributes, allots & bhajate he receives, enjoys — more at baksheesh


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batta

noun bat·ta \"\

Definition of batta

plural

battas

  1. 1 India :  rate of exchange :  agio

  2. 2 India :  discount on uncurrent coins

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Origin and Etymology of batta

Hindi baṭṭā


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