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Prakrit

noun Pra·krit \ˈprä-ˌkrit, -krət\

Definition of PRAKRIT

:  any or all of the ancient Indo-Aryan languages or dialects other than Sanskrit — see indo-european languages table
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Origin of PRAKRIT

Sanskrit prākṛta, from prākṛta natural, vulgar
First Known Use: 1766

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