Buddha

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noun Bud·dha \ˈbü-də, ˈbu̇-\

Definition of Buddha

  1. 1 :  a person who has attained Buddhahood

  2. 2 :  a representation of Gautama Buddha

Origin and Etymology of buddha

Sanskrit, enlightened; akin to Sanskrit bodhi enlightenment — more at bid


First Known Use: 1681


Buddha

biographical name Bud·dha

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