Arhat

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ar·hat

 (är′hət)
n. Buddhism
One who has attained enlightenment.

[Sanskrit, from present participle of arhati, he deserves.]

ar′hat·ship′ n.

arhat

(ˈɑːhət)
n
(Buddhism) a Buddhist, esp a monk who has achieved enlightenment and at death passes to nirvana. Compare Bodhisattva
[from Sanskrit: worthy of respect, from arhati he deserves]

Ar•hat

(ˈɑr hət)

n.
a Buddhist who has attained Nirvana. Compare Bodhisattva.
[1865–70; < Skt: meriting respect <arhati (he) merits]
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Noun1.Arhat - a Buddhist who has attained nirvanaArhat - a Buddhist who has attained nirvana