rani

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noun ra·ni \rä-ˈnē, ˈrä-ˌnē\

Definition of rani

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

Variants of rani

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ranee

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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