malikana

noun ma·li·ka·na \ ˌmälə̇ˈkänə \

Definition of malikana

plural -s
1 :a fee paid to a malik by way of rent or duty on land
2 :a pension or allowance granted by the government to a malik

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Origin and Etymology of malikana

Hindi mālikāna, literally, proprietary, from Persian, from Arabic mālik


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