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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Vish•nuˈvɪʃ nu(n.)

  1. “the Preserver,” the second member of the Hindu Trimurti, along with Brahma the Creator and Shiva the Destroyer, believed to have descended from heaven to earth in several incarnations.

    Category: Eastern Religions

Origin of Vishnu:

< Skt viṣṇu

Vish′nu•ism(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Vaishnavism, Vaisnavism, Vishnuism(noun)

    worship of Vishnu one of the 3 chief gods of the Hindu pantheon

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