Bhagavat

noun
Bha·​ga·​vat | \ ˈbə-gə-vət \

Definition of Bhagavat

: blessed one : lord used chiefly as an epithet of deities in Hinduism and Buddhism

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Bhagavat

Sanskrit, literally, possessing good fortune, from bhaga good fortune; akin to Sanskrit bhajati he grants, allots

Learn More About Bhagavat

Dictionary Entries Near Bhagavat

Bhagavad Gita

Bhagavat

bhagavata

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for Bhagavat

Cite this Entry

“Bhagavat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bhagavat. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!