peshwa

noun
pesh·​wa
variants: or peishwa \ ˈpāshwə \
plural -s

Definition of peshwa

: the chief minister of a Maratha prince

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History and Etymology for peshwa

Hindi & Marathi peśvā, from Persian peshwā leader, guide, from pesh before

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“Peshwa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peshwa. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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