zamindar

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Etymology[edit]

Urdu, from Persian زمین‌دار (zamin-dâr).

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Noun[edit]

zamindar (plural zamindars)

  1. (historical) a landowner, especially on the Indian subcontinent, one paying tax directly to the British government
  2. (historical) an official tax-collector

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