Bat"ta (?), n. [Prob. through Pg. for Canarese bhatta rice in the husk.]

Extra pay; esp. an extra allowance to an English officer serving in India.

Whitworth.

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Bat"ta (?), n. [Hind. baa.]

Rate of exchange; also, the discount on uncurrent coins.

[India]

 

© Webster 1913.

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