jajman

noun jaj·man \ˌjəjˈmän\

Definition of jajman

plural

jajmans

\-nz\ or

jajmani

\-nē\
  1. :  one of a fixed circle of persons in a Hindu caste system whom a member of an occupational group (as a barber) serves as an exclusive and hereditary right

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Origin and Etymology of jajman

Hindi jajmān, from Sanskrit yajamāna, present participle of yajati he sacrifices; akin to Avestan yasna sacrifice


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