noun \ˈsī-və, ˈshī-\

Definition of SAIVA

:  a member of a major Hindu sect devoted to the cult of Shiva
Sai·vism \-ˌvi-zəm\ noun

Origin of SAIVA

Sanskrit Śaiva, from Śiva Shiva
First Known Use: 1810


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