enam

noun
\ ə̇ˈnäm \
plural -s

Definition of enam

Hindu law
: a grant of land to be held rent free or on favorable rent specifically : such a grant in perpetuity — compare jagir

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History and Etymology for enam

Hindi inʽām enam, gift, favor, from Persian, gift, favor, from Arabic

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“Enam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enam. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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