Definition of bania noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    bania

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈbʌnjə//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌnjə//
     
    (Indian English)
     
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  1. 1a person who sells things
  2. 2(disapproving) a person who is interested in making money
  3. Word Originfrom Hindi baniyā, from Sanskrit vāṇija.