Kolistra, Kōḷistrā, Kolistrā: 1 definition


Kolistra means something in Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kōḷistrā (कोळिस्त्रा).—m A caste or an individual of it. They are fishermen and watermen. Also a caste, or an individual of it, which inhabits woods and wilds, liv- ing by robbery, by killing deer &c.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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