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caste

noun

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one of the segments of society into which people are grouped
  • a member of the upper caste

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The first known use of caste was in 1613

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“Caste.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/caste. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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