Trimurti

noun
Tri·​mur·​ti | \ tri-ˈmu̇r-tē How to pronounce Trimurti (audio) \

Definition of Trimurti

: the great triad of Hindu gods comprising Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva

First Known Use of Trimurti

1810, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Trimurti

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

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“Trimurti.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Trimurti. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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