noun ar·hat \ˈär-(ˌ)hət\

Definition of ARHAT

:  a Buddhist who has reached the stage of enlightenment
ar·hat·ship \-ˌship\ noun

Origin of ARHAT

Sanskrit, from present participle of arhati he deserves; akin to Greek alphein to gain
First Known Use: 1870


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