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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Hinduism Shiva's wife and the benevolent manifestation of the mother goddess Devi.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A Hindu goddess, the goddess of love, devotion and power; nominally the second consort of Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction and rejuvenation.
  • proper n. A female given name used in India.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. The wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi; the goddess of plenty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Hindu divinity: same as Durga.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi: Hindu goddess of plenty

Etymologies

Sanskrit Pārvatī, from pārvatī, mountain stream, from parvataḥ, mountain.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Sanskrit पार्वती (Pārvatī). (Wiktionary)

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