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amrit

noun
  1. Sikhism a sanctified solution of sugar and water used in the Amrit Ceremony
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Word Origin

from Punjabi: nectar
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Historical Examples

  • In Mysore the amrit mahal, a breed said to have been introduced by Hyder Ali for military purposes, is still kept up by the state.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4

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