Devi: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dā'vē), [key]
— n. Hinduism.
  1. a mother goddess of which Durga, Kali, etc., are particular forms.
  2. Also calledthe consort of Shiva, identified with Shakti and Kali as a goddess of love, maternity, and death.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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