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Siddharto

\Shiddharto\
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Noun. November 4, 2011, Word of the Day
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Definition

Empty vessel

Usage

This was a term popular in Calcutta tea shops in the 70s. Meant an empty cup. An order would be placed thus: One tea and one siddharto.
Named after the then Chief Minister of West Bengal.
Added 2011-08-09 by matsyabhoji

Root

Bengali

Region

Calcutta