Definition Of castes

noun

each of the hereditary classes of Hindu society, distinguished by relative degrees of ritual purity or pollution and of social status.

members of the lower castes

Example Of castes

  • caste has survived among Goa's Christians

  • a man of high caste

  • All three villages have a mixed population of Hindus of different castes .

  • And after identifying worker ants in several of the fossils, he believes that ants had already begun to specialize into castes .

  • But there was precious little serious reporting on just what precisely is entailed in our economic caste system of haves and have-nots.


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