Jat definition by Webster's New World
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a member of an agricultural people of N India and Pakistan
Jat definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A member of a peasant caste residing in the Punjab and other areas of northern India and Pakistan, comprising Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh groups.
Origin: Hindi jāṭ, from Middle Indic *jaṭṭa-; probably akin to Sanskrit Jartikaḥ, name of a tribe.