dasi

noun
da·​si | \ ˈdä(ˌ)sē \
plural -s

Definition of dasi

: a female Hindu slave or servant : a Hindu woman of low caste

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History and Etymology for dasi

Sanskrit dāsī, feminine of dāsa demon, enemy, infidel, slave

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“Dasi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dasi. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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