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Kshatriya

[ksha-tree-uh] /ˈkʃæ tri ə/
noun
1.
a member of the Hindu royal and warrior class above the Vaisyas and below the Brahmans.
Compare Shudra.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85; < Sanskrit kṣatriya
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Kshatriya

/ˈkʃætrɪə/
noun
1.
a member of the second of the four main Hindu castes, the warrior caste
Word Origin
C18: from Sanskrit, from kshatra rule
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