Rajput definition

räjpo͝ot
A member of any of several powerful Hindu landowning and military lineages inhabiting northern and central India.
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A member of a Hindu people, a former ruling caste of N India.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
rajput
Plural:
rajputs

Origin of rajput

  • Hindi rājpūt from Sanskrit rājaputraḥ king's son rājā king raja putraḥ son

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition