vimana

noun
vi·​ma·​na | \ və̇ˈmänə \
plural -s

Definition of vimana

: a pyramidal tower built over the central shrine of a temple in India — compare gopura, shikara

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History and Etymology for vimana

Sanskrit vimāna, literally, measuring out, traversing, from vimāti he measures, from vi apart + māti he measures

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“Vimana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vimana. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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