Tri·​mur·​ti tri-ˈmu̇r-tē How to pronounce Trimurti (audio)
: the great triad of Hindu gods comprising Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva

Word History


Sanskrit -trimūrti, from trimūrti having three forms, from tri- tri- + mūrti body, form

First Known Use

1810, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Trimurti was in 1810

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“Trimurti.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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