Pali

noun
Pa·li | \ˈpä-lē \

Definition of Pali 

: an Indo-Aryan language used as the liturgical and scholarly language of Theravada Buddhism — see Indo-European Languages Table

First Known Use of Pali

1693, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Pali

Sanskrit pāli row, series of Buddhist sacred texts

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