Rajput

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi राजपूत (rājpūt), from Sanskrit राजपुत्र (rājaputra, prince), a compound of राजन् (rājan, king) and पुत्र (putra, son). Cognate with Fitzroy.

Noun[edit]

Rajput (plural Rajputs)

  1. (historical) A grouping of the various Mixed races and castes in India

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