Vaishnava

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noun Vaish·na·va \ˈvīsh-nə-və\

Definition of Vaishnava

  1. :  a worshipper of Vishnu in any of his forms or incarnations

Vaishnava

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Vaishnavism

play \ˈvīsh-nə-ˌvi-zəm\ noun

Origin and Etymology of vaishnava

borrowed from Sanskrit vaiṣṇava- “of Vishnu,” derivative of Viṣṇu Vishnu


First Known Use: 1808


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