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(The name of) a group of ancient Mahayana Buddhist texts on the perfection of wisdom (frequently attributive); one of the teachings contained within them. Also occasionally: one of these texts.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Asiatic Research. From Sanskrit prajñā-pāramitā perfection of understanding (in Mahayana Buddhism, the ultimate perfection of six), alteration of Pali paññā-pāramī the fourth of ten such perfections + Sanskrit -tā, suffix forming abstract nouns.
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