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buddha


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buddha  \Bud"dha\,  n.  [Skr.  buddha  wise,  sage,  fr  budh  to  know.] 
  The  title  of  an  incarnation  of  self-abnegation,  virtue,  and 
  wisdom,  or  a  deified  religious  teacher  of  the  Buddhists,  esp. 
  Gautama  Siddartha  or  Sakya  Sinha  (or  Muni),  the  founder  of 
  Buddhism. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Buddha 
  n  1:  founder  of  Buddhism;  c  563-483  b.c.;  worshipped  as  a  god 
  [syn:  {Buddha},  {the  Buddha},  {Siddhartha},  {Gautama},  {Gautama 
  Buddha}] 
  2:  one  who  has  achieved  a  state  of  perfect  enlightenment  [syn: 
  {Buddha}] 




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