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Jain

play
noun \ˈjīn\

Definition of Jain

  1. :  an adherent of Jainism



Variants of jain

or Jaina play \ˈjī-nə\

Origin of jain

Hindi & Urdu Jain, from Sanskrit Jaina


First Known Use: 1805


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