Vishnu

noun
Vish·​nu | \ ˈvish-(ˌ)nü How to pronounce Vishnu (audio) \

Definition of Vishnu

: the preserver god of the Hindu sacred triad — compare brahma entry 1, shiva

First Known Use of Vishnu

1638, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Vishnu

Sanskrit Viṣṇu

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“Vishnu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vishnu. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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