khalsa

noun
khal·​sa | \ˈkäl(t)sə\
plural -s

Definition of khalsa 

1 : the exchequer of an Indian state

2 usually capitalized : a militant theocracy arising in the late 17th century and continuing today as one of the significant divisions of the Sikhs — compare nanakpanthi

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History and Etymology for khalsa

Hindi ḵẖāliṣa, ḵẖālṣa pure, genuine, from Persian, from Arabic khālisah

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