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pan·dit

 (păn′dĭt) or pun·dit (pŭn′-)
n.
1. A Brahmin scholar or learned man.
2. Used as a title of respect for a learned man in India.

[Hindi paṇḍit, from Sanskrit paṇḍitaḥ; see pundit.]

pandit

(ˈpʌndɪt; spelling pron ˈpændɪt)
n
(Hinduism) Hinduism a variant of pundit3

Pandit

(ˈpʌndɪt)
n
(Biography) Vijaya Lakshmi (vɪˈdʒaɪə ˈlɑːkʃmɪ). 1900–90, Indian politician and diplomat; sister of Jawaharlal Nehru

pan•dit

(ˈpʌn dɪt; spelling pron. ˈpæn dɪt)

also pundit



n.
(in India) a man highly esteemed for his wisdom and learning: often used as a title of respect.
[1820–30; < Hindi < Skt paṇḍita]
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