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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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