/hin"dee/, n.
1. the most widely spoken of the modern Indic vernaculars, esp. its best-known variety, Western Hindi.
2. a literary language derived from Hindustani, used by Hindus.
[1790-1800; < Hindi, Urdu, equiv. to Pers Hind, Hindu (cf. Skt Sindhu the river Indus; sense extended to "region of the Indus, SIND") + -i suffix of appurtenance; r. Hinduee < Pers Hindui]

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