noun pa·tel \pəˈtel\

Definition of patel



  1. :  the headman of a village

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Origin and Etymology of patel

Hindi paṭel & Marathi pāṭīl, from Prakrit paṭṭaïlla, from Sanskrit paṭṭa slab, tablet, copper plate for grants

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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