Definition of mahant in English:

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mahant

Pronunciation: /məˈhʌnt/

noun

Hinduism
A chief priest of a temple or the head of a monastery.
Example sentences
  • A majority of the mahants criticised the Sangh Parivar for the deterioration of the temple town.
  • But these mahants again donated this land to Baba Bhairon Nath who built a Shiv temple on a part of the land.
  • Meanwhile, the selection of the new mahant is likely to take two to three months.

Origin

Hindi.

Words that rhyme with mahant

affront, blunt, brunt, bunt, confront, front, Granth, grunt, hunt, runt, shunt, stunt, up-front

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