sadhu

[ sah-doo ]
/ ˈsɑ du /

noun Hinduism.

an ascetic holy man, especially a monk.

Origin of sadhu

First recorded in 1835–45, sadhu is from the Sanskrit word sādhu good, a holy man
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sadhu

saddhu

/ (ˈsɑːduː) /

noun

a Hindu wandering holy man

Word Origin for sadhu

Sanskrit, from sādhu good
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