/yoh"gee/, n., pl. yogis /-geez/.
a person who practices yoga.
Also, yogin /yoh"gin/.
[1610-20; < Skt yogi, nom. sing. of yogin, deriv. of yoga YOGA]

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(as used in expressions)
Berra Yogi

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