Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun In Hinduism, a divinely inspired poet or sage, sometimes regarded as a saint.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Skt. myth., an inspired sage or poet; the author of a Vedic hymn.

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  • noun A Vedic poet and seer who composed Rigvedic hymns, who alone or with others invokes the deities with poetry of a sacred character.
  • noun A Hindu sage or saint occupying the same position in India history as the patriarchs of other countries, constituting a peculiar class of beings in the early mythical system, as distinct from Asuras, Devas and mortal men.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Sanskrit ṛṣiḥ; see ers- in Indo-European roots.]

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From Sanskrit ऋषि (ṛ́ṣi), of Common Indo-Iranian source (cognate with Avestan 𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬴𐬌𐬴 (ǝrǝšiš, "seer")), probably formed from verbal root √ṛṣ ("to flow, pour").

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