Children born of a Kṣatriya (Kshatriya) woman, sired by a Vaiśya (Vaisya) man, are known as Niṣāda (Nishada). Children born of a Brāhmaṇa(Brahmana) woman, sired by a Vaiśya man, are called Vaideha. And children born of a Vaideha woman, sired by a Niṣāda man, are referred to as Āhiṇdaka (Ahindaka). They used to collect their food, by roaming through the forest, because ‘Āhiṇdaṇa’ means ‘to roam about hither and thither —
āhiṇdyate atavīto atavī.