Main Entry: gu·ru
Pronunciation: 'gur-(")ü also g&-'rü
Inflected Form(s): plural gurus
Etymology: Hindi guru, from Sanskrit guru, from guru, adjective, heavy, venerable -- more at GRIEVE
1 : a personal religious teacher and spiritual guide in Hinduism
2 a : a teacher and especially intellectual guide in matters of fundamental concern b : one who is an acknowledged leader or chief proponent c : a person with knowledge or expertise : EXPERT
I'm sticking with guru I think my problem is with people who state their method/recipe/brand of yeast etc., is The Only Way.