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Etymology

Via Spanish or Portuguese casta for “lineage”, “breed” or “race”, from Latin casta, the feminine form of casto, “pure”.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
caste

Plural
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  1. Any of the hereditary social classes and subclasses of South Asian societies.

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Italian

Adjective

caste f.

  1. Feminine plural form of casto

Noun

caste f.

  1. Plural form of casta.

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