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Meaning of VARUNA

Pronunciation:  'vurûnu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  supreme cosmic deity; god of natural and moral law; ancient sky god
 

VARUNA is a 6 letter word that starts with V.

 

 See Also: Hindu deity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Va*ru"na\ (v[.a]*r[udd]"n[.a]), n. [Skr. Varu[.n]a.]
(Hindu Myth.)
The god of the waters; the Indian Neptune. He is regarded as
regent of the west, and lord of punishment, and is
represented as riding on a sea monster, holding in his hand a
snaky cord or noose with which to bind offenders, under
water.

 

 

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