from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Hinduism One who worships Shiva.
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- n. A worshiper of Siva or practicer of Shaivism.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of an important religious sect in India which regards Siva with peculiar veneration.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A votary of Siva.
Sanskrit śaiva-, belonging to Shiva, from Śivaḥ, Shiva.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)