deva

noun
de·​va | \ ˈdāvə \
variants: or dev \ ˈdev \
plural -s

Definition of deva

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a divine being or god in Hinduism and Buddhism

deva

Definition of deva (Entry 2 of 2)

variant spelling of

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History and Etymology for deva

Noun

Sanskrit deva

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“Deva.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deva. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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