brahmachari

brahmachari

[brah-muh-chahr-ee]
noun Hinduism.
1.
a student of the Vedas, especially one committed to brahmacharya.
2.
a celibate.
Also, brahmacārin [brah-muh-chahr-in] .


Origin:
< Sanskrit brahmacārin

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