Vaisya
Vaisya Vais"ya, n. [Skr. vai[,c]ya.] 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • Vaisya — /vuys yeuh, vuysh /, n. a member of the Hindu mercantile and professional class, above the Shudras and below the Kshatriyas. Cf. Brahman (def. 1). [1785 95; < Skt vaisya] * * * …   Universalium

  • Vaisya — [ vʌɪsjə, ʃjə] (also Vaishya) noun a member of the third of the four Hindu castes, comprising merchants and farmers. Origin from Sanskrit vaiśya peasant, labourer …   English new terms dictionary

  • Vaisya — Vais•ya [[t]ˈvaɪs yə, ˈvaɪʃ [/t]] n. pl. yas ear a member of the Hindu mercantile and professional class, above the Shudras and below the Kshatriyas Compare Brahman 1) • Etymology: 1785–95; < Skt vaiśya …   From formal English to slang

  • Vaisya — n. 1 the third of the four great Hindu castes, comprising the merchants and agriculturalists. 2 a member of this caste. Etymology: Skr. vaisya peasant, labourer …   Useful english dictionary

  • vaisya — n. 1 the third of the four great Hindu castes, comprising the merchants and agriculturalists. 2 a member of this caste. Etymology: Skr. vaisya peasant, labourer …   Useful english dictionary

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