bhumidar

noun
bhu·​mi·​dar | \ ¦bü-mē-¦där \
plural -s

Definition of bhumidar

India
: a landholder having full title to his or her land

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History and Etymology for bhumidar

Hindi bhūmidār, from bhūmi earth, land (from Sanskrit) + dār holder (from Persian); akin to Sanskrit bhavati he is and to Sanskrit dhārayati he holds, possesses

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“Bhumidar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bhumidar. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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