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castes

noun
plural of caste

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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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“Castes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/castes. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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