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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Baboo  \Ba"boo\,  Babu  \Ba"bu\  (b[aum]"b[=oo]),  n.  [Hind. 
  b[=a]b[=u]  ] 
  A  Hindoo  gentleman;  a  native  clerk  who  writes  English;  also 
  a  Hindoo  title  answering  to  Mr  or  Esquire.  --Whitworth. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  babu 
  n  :  used  as  a  Hindi  courtesy  title;  equivalent  to  English  `Mr' 
  [syn:  {baboo}] 




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