rani

noun
ra·​ni | \ rä-ˈnē How to pronounce rani (audio) , ˈrä-ˌnē\
variants: or ranee

Definition of rani

: a Hindu queen : a raja's wife

First Known Use of rani

1673, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rani

Hindi & Urdu rānī, from Sanskrit rājñī, feminine of rājan king — more at royal

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