amrita

or am·ree·ta

[ uh m-ree-tuh ]
/ əmˈri tə /

noun Hindu Mythology.

the beverage of immortality.
the immortality conferred by this beverage.

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Origin of amrita

1800–10; < Sanskrit, equivalent to a- not (see a-6) + mṛta dead (mṛ die + -ta verbid suffix); akin to Greek ámbrotos immortal
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amrita

amreeta

/ (æmˈriːtə) /

noun Hindu myth

the ambrosia of the gods that bestows immortality
the immortality it confers

Word Origin for amrita

from Sanskrit amrta immortal, from a- without + mrta death
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