outcaste

noun
out·​caste | \ ˈau̇t-ˌkast \

Definition of outcaste

1 : one who has been ejected from a Hindu caste for violation of its customs or rules
2 : one who has no caste

First Known Use of outcaste

1876, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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