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Vaishnava

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noun Vaish·na·va \ˈvīsh-nə-və\

Definition of Vaishnava

  1. :  a member of a major Hindu sect devoted to the cult of Vishnu

Vaishnava adjective
Vaishnavism play \-ˌvi-zəm\ noun


Origin of vaishnava

Sanskrit vaiṣṇava of Vishnu, from Viṣṇu Vishnu


First Known Use: 1808


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