siddha

noun (1)
sid·​dha | \ ˈsidə \
plural -s

Definition of siddha

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: rice that is soaked in water and then boiled before milling

Siddha

noun (2)
Sid·​dha | \ ˈsidə \
plural -s

Definition of Siddha (Entry 2 of 2)

Jainism & Hinduism
: one who has attained perfection especially as shown by occult powers

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History and Etymology for siddha

Noun (1)

native name in Bengal

Noun (2)

Sanskrit, literally, successful, from sidhyati he goes straight to a goal, succeeds; akin to Sanskrit sādhati he comes to his goal

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“Siddha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/siddha. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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