Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Literally, the rod of Brahma; also used of bamboo rods carried by Indian ascetics.
  • n. A form of punishment, apparently social excommunication.
  • n. The spine.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Sanskrit ब्रह्मन् (Brahman, "Brahma") + दण्ड (daṇḍa, "rod, staff").

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.