Shiva

noun
Shi·va | \ˈshi-və, ˈshē-\
variants: or less commonly \ˈsi-və, ˈshi-, ˈsē-, ˈshē- \

Definition of Shiva 

: the god of destruction and regeneration in the Hindu sacred triad — compare brahma entry 1, vishnu

First Known Use of Shiva

1788, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Shiva

Sanskrit Śiva

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