pandit

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noun pan·dit \ˈpan-dət, ˈpən-\

Definition of pandit

  1. :  a wise or learned man in India —often used as an honorary title

Origin and Etymology of pandit

Hindi paṇḍit, from Sanskrit paṇḍita


First Known Use: circa 1828

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