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

  • noun One who is adept in yoga.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Hindu ascetic and mendicant who practises the yoga system, and combines meditation with austerity, claiming thus to acquire a miraculous power over elementary matter. See yoga. Also yogee and jogi.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A follower of the yoga philosophy; an ascetic.

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  • adjective Attributive form of yogi

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  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
  • noun one who practices yoga and has achieved a high level of spiritual insight

Etymologies

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

[Hindi yogī, from Sanskrit, from yogaḥ, union; see yoga.]

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From Hindi, from Sanskrit योगिन् (yogin), from the verbal root yuj (class 7 present युनक्ति (yunakti, "to connect")), from Proto-Indo-European *yugóm.

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