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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Hindi
Origin: Sanskrit

guru

noun
     
Related topics: Hinduism
gu‧ru [countable]
1 informal someone who knows a lot about a particular subject, and gives advice to other people:
a management guru
a fashion guru
2RRH a Hindu religious teacher or leader

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