swami

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noun swa·mi \ ˈswä-mē \

Definition of swami

1 :a Hindu ascetic or religious teacher; specifically :a senior member of a religious order used as a title
2 :one that resembles or emulates a swami :pundit, seer

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Origin and Etymology of swami

Hindi svāmī, from Sanskrit svāmin owner, lord, from sva one's own — more at suicide


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swami

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Definition of swami for English Language Learners

  • : a Hindu priest or religious teacher


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