Shudra

Shudra

[shoo-druh]
noun
a Hindu of the lowest caste, that of the workers.
Also, Sudra.
Compare Brahman ( def 1 ), Kshatriya, Vaisya.


Origin:
< Sanskrit śūdra

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Shudra
WordNet
shudra

noun
1. a member of the lowest or worker Hindu caste 
2. the lowest of the four varnas: the servants and workers of low status [syn: sudra
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature