Definition of Bunnia

1. Noun. (India) A merchant or trader. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bunnia

1. a Hindu merchant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bunnia

bunko game
bunkoed
bunkoing
bunkos
bunkroom
bunkrooms
bunks
bunkside
bunkum
bunkums
bunky
bunless
bunn
bunnet
bunnets
bunnia (current term)
bunniah
bunniahs
bunnian
bunnians
bunnias
bunnies
bunning
bunnings
bunns
bunny
bunny-hop
bunny boiler
bunny boilers
bunny boot

Literary usage of Bunnia

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1. Natural History of the World: With Anecdotes Illustrating the Nature, Habits edited by Alfred Henry Miles (1895)
"Among the occurrences during the excursion, some were of a peculiar and pathetic nature. The first happened to a poor bunnia, or dealer, of the village of ..."

2. The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British India and Its Dependencies (1828)
"The first was a poor bunnia or dealer of the village of Doongul, ... After mutual inquiries, the peon told the bunnia he was going to the same place, ..."

3. From Sea to Sea: Letters of Travel by Rudyard Kipling (1907)
"And the bunnia, clothed in a blue dressing-gown, with thick white ... The bunnia lies with one wadded blue arm round a big brazier of hammered brass on ..."

4. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"And the bunnia, clothed in a blue dressing-gown, with thick white ... The bunnia lies with one wadded blue arm round a big brazier of hammered brass on ..."

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