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ayah

  

      n   (in the East, Africa, and other parts of the former British Empire) a maidservant, nursemaid, or governess, esp. one of Indian or Malay origin  
   Compare       amah  
     (C18: from Hindi aya, from Portuguese aia, from Latin avia grandmother)  
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aliyah, ayahuasca, ay, AA

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