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Meaning of PUNDIT

Pronunciation:  'pundit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
 

PUNDIT is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: initiate, learned person, savant
 
 See Also: polymath, scholar, scholarly person, student

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pun"dit\, n. [Hind. pandit, Skr. pandita a learned man.]
A learned man; a teacher; esp., a Brahman versed in the
Sanskrit language, and in the science, laws, and religion of
the Hindoos; in Cashmere, any clerk or native official.
[Written also {pandit}.] [India]

 

 

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