rajpramukh

noun
raj·​pra·​mukh | \ ˈräjprəˌmu̇k \
plural -s

Definition of rajpramukh

: the constitutional head of a state of India formed from several former princely states who is elected by a council of rulers

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History and Etymology for rajpramukh

Hindi rājpramukh, from Sanskrit rājapramukha, from rājan king + pramukha chief, from pra- before + mukha face, mouth

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“Rajpramukh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rajpramukh. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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