noun ra·ni \rä-ˈnē, ˈrä-ˌnē\
variants: or

ranee

Definition of rani

  1. :  a Hindu queen :  a raja's wife

Origin and Etymology of rani

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


First Known Use: 1673

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