peshwa

noun pesh·wa \ˈpāshwə\
variants: or

peishwa

\ˈpāshwə\

Definition of peshwa

plural

-s

  1. :  the chief minister of a Maratha prince

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Origin and Etymology of peshwa

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


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