Definition of Pandit

1. n. See Pundit.



Definition of Pandit

1. Noun. an honorary title in India giving a person status as a learned man or scholar. ¹

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Definition of Pandit

1. a wise or learned man in India [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pandit

pandermite
panderous
panders
pandership
pandiatonic
pandiculate
pandiculated
pandiculates
pandiculating
pandiculation
pandiculations
pandied
pandies
pandigital
pandimensional
pandit (current term)
pandits
pandoor
pandoors
pandora
pandora's pneumonitis
pandoras
pandore
pandores
pandoro
pandour
pandours
pandowdies
pandowdy
pands

Literary usage of Pandit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Census of the Exact Sciences in Sanskrit by David Pingree (1981)
"Maithili. Copied in Säl. San. 1283 = ca. AD 1875. Property of pandit ... Mithila I 77 D. 26ff. Maithili. Incomplete. Property of pandit ..."

2. A History of the Sikhs, from the Origin of the Nation to the Battles of the by Joseph Davey Cunningham (1918)
"... to which he regarded himself as the only heir.1 Jalla showed vigour and capacity in all he did, but he pandit proceeded too hastily in some matters, ..."

3. Atharva-veda Saṁhitā by William Dwight Whitney (1905)
"are meant those used by SP pandit. — No other Indian authorities are intended, ... It is far from being the case that SP pandit always reports upon all his ..."

4. Behramji M. Malabari; a Biographical Sketch by Dayaram Gidumal (1888)
"Let the priest, the pandit and the graduate work in concert. ... But who will move the prince that he may move the pandit and the graduate ? ..."

5. Cults, Customs and Superstitions of India by John Campbell Oman (1908)
"Now pandit Lekh Ram, in his endeavour to propagate the Vedic creed of Dayanand, ... At Delhi the pandit delivered some particularly violent speeches against ..."

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