chakravartin

noun
chak·​ra·​var·​tin | \ ˌchəkrəˈvärtᵊn \
plural -s

Definition of chakravartin

India
: a universal sovereign : an ideal ruler

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History and Etymology for chakravartin

Sanskrit cakravartin, from cakra wheel + -vartin one who turns, from vartate he turns

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“Chakravartin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chakravartin. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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