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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Hindi मसनद (masnad).

NounEdit

musnud (plural musnuds)

  1. (India) A raised seat with embroidery and pillows for the back and elbow. This forms the seat of honor, as in the zenana, where it is the seat of the lady of the house, and privileged visitors are invited to share it as a mark of respect and favor. It is also the ceremonial seat or throne of a rajah.

ReferencesEdit

musnud in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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