Varuna

noun

Var·​u·​na ˈver-ə-nə How to pronounce Varuna (audio)
ˈva-rə-
: a chief Vedic god responsible for natural and moral order in the cosmos

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from Sanskrit Varuṇa

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Varuna was in 1828

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“Varuna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Varuna. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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