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