Batta

Batta

Bat"ta\ (b[a^]t"t[.a]), n. [Prob. through Pg. for Canarese bhatta rice in the husk.] Extra pay; esp. an extra allowance to an English officer serving in India. --Whitworth.
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Batta

Bat"ta\ (b[a^]t"t[.a]), n. [Hind. ba[.t][.t]a.] Rate of exchange; also, the discount on uncurrent coins. [India]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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