anāthapiṇḍika

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Etymology[edit]

From anātha (destitute) + piṇḍa (lump of food) + -ika, "one who gives alms to the poor"

Proper noun[edit]

anāthapiṇḍika m

  1. male nickname

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Trivia[edit]

A famous bearer was one of the Buddha's benefactors and the donor of the original Jetavana.