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 (mä′hə-rē′shē, mə-här′ə-shē)
n. pl. ma·ha·ri·shis Hinduism
1. A teacher of mysticism and spiritual knowledge.
2. Used as a title for such a person.

[Sanskrit mahārṣiḥ : mahā-, great; see meg- in Indo-European roots + ṛṣiḥ, seer, sage, saint; see ers- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˌmɑːhɑːˈriːʃɪ; məˈhɑːriːʃɪ)
(Hinduism) Hinduism a Hindu teacher of religious and mystical knowledge
[from Hindi, from mahā great + rishi sage, saint]


(mɑ həˈri ʃi, məˈhɑr ə-)

n., pl. -shis.
a Hindu religious sage.
[< Skt, =maha- great + -rṣi, comb. form of ṛṣi saint]


A Hindi word meaning great sage, used to mean a teacher of spiritual knowledge.


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