sannyasi

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noun sann·ya·si \(ˌ)sən-ˈyä-sē\

Definition of sannyasi

  1. :  a Hindu mendicant ascetic

Variants of sannyasi

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sannyasin

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Origin and Etymology of sannyasi

Hindi sannyāsī, from Sanskrit sannyāsin


First Known Use: 1613


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