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2 entries found for caste.
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Main Entry: caste
Pronunciation: primarystresskast
Function: noun
1 : one of the classes into which the Hindu people of India were formerly divided
2 a : a division of society based upon differences of wealth, rank, or occupation b : social rank : PRESTIGE
3 : a specialized form of a social insect that carries out a particular purpose in the colony <the worker caste in a colony of honeybees>

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