Hindoostanee
Hindoostanee Hin"doo*sta"nee, Hindoostani Hin"doo*sta"ni, Hindustani Hin"du*sta"ni, a. [Hind. Hind[=u]st[=a]n[=i] an Indian, fr. Hind. and Per. Hind[=u]st[=a]n India.] Of or pertaining to the Hindoos or their language. -- n. The language of Hindustan; the name given by Europeans to the most generally spoken of the modern Aryan languages of India. It is Hindi with the addition of Persian and Arabic words. [1913 Webster]

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