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

Word History


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

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“Vimana.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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