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Pundit

Noun

Origin: 1665-75 Hindi-Pandit; from Sanskrit; pandita; learned man.

Definition

An expert in a particular subject or field who is frequently called upon to give their opinions to the public.

Examples

A scholar or teacher in any field of knowledge in Hinduism, Vedic scriptures, dharma, Hindu philosophy or secular subjects, such as music

Several of the political pundits blamed the new administration for their  inability to govern with a moral compass.

During the trial, the prosecutor will call upon a pundit of forensics to link the evidence to the suspect.

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