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- proper n. A wise, old and green Jedi Master in the Star Wars films.
Coined for the movie character Yoda, a Jedi Master in the Star Wars films, introduced in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. Claimed to be from the Sanskrit word yoddha meaning "warrior" or the Hebrew word yodea meaning "one who knows". (Wiktionary)