Sannyasi definition

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A wandering mendicant and ascetic.
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A Hindu holy man who is a homeless mendicant.
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A disciple of any of certain gurus.
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Origin of sannyasi

  • Hindi sannyāsī from Sanskrit saṃnyāsī from saṃnyasyati he renounces sam together Sanskrit ni down asyati he throws

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition