- in India, a Brahman who is learned in Sanskrit and in Hindu philosophy, law, and religion
- [P-] a title of respect for such a person: used before the name
Origin of panditHindi pa??it: see pundit
- A Brahmin scholar or learned man.
- Used as a title of respect for a learned man in India.
Origin of panditHindi pa&nlowdot;&dlowdot;it from Sanskrit pa&nlowdot;&dlowdot;itah ; see pundit .
- an honorary title in India giving a person status as a learned man or scholar.