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Hindi paṭel & Marathi pāṭīl, from Prakrit paṭṭaïlla, from Sanskrit paṭṭa slab, tablet, copper plate for grants
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“Patel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/patel. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.
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