Definitions for ryotˈraɪ ət

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  1. ryot(Noun)

    A farmer or tiller of the soil.

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  1. Ryot(noun)

    a peasant or cultivator of the soil

  2. Origin: [Ar. & Hind. ra'iyat, the same word as ra'iyah, a subject, tenant, peasant. See Rayah.]


  1. Ryot

    Ryot was a general economic term used throughout India for peasant cultivators but with variations in different provinces. While zamindars were landlords, raiyats were tenants and cultivators, and served as hired labour. A raiyat was primarily defined as someone who has acquired a right to hold land for the purpose of cultivating it, whether alone or by members of his family, hired servants, or partners. It also referred to succession rights.

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  1. tyro

  2. troy, Troy

  3. tory, Tory

  4. Tory

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