Definition of yogini in English:

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yogini

Pronunciation: /jɒɡˈiːniː/
/ˌjəʊɡɪˈniː/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun (plural yoginis)

A woman who is proficient in yoga; a female yogi.
Example sentences
  • Renowned yogini Shiva Rea leads retreats in which guests do yoga in nature.
  • Dakinis and yoginis epitomised untameable female energy whose powers the male gods needed to take care not to unleash.
  • She was a yogini.

Origin

Sanskrit yoginī.

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