Definitions for vaisyaˈvaɪs yə, ˈvaɪʃ-

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  1. Vaisya(noun)

    a member of the mercantile and professional Hindu caste; the third of the four main castes

  2. vaisya(noun)

    the third of the four varnas: the commoners or yeoman farmers or mercantile and professional category

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  1. Vaisya(noun)

    the third of the four great original castes among the Hindus, now either extinct or partially represented by the mercantile class of Banyas. See the Note under Caste, 1

  2. Origin: [Skr. vaiya.]


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