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Dalit

/ˈdɑːlɪt/
noun
1.
a member of the lowest class in India, whom those of the four main castes were formerly forbidden to touch Formerly called (offensive) untouchable
Word Origin
from Hindi, from Sanskrit dalita, literally: oppressed
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