deva

[ dey-vuh ]
/ ˈdeɪ və /

noun

Hinduism, Buddhism. a god or divinity.
Zoroastrianism. one of an order of evil spirits.

Origin of deva

From Sanskrit
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British Dictionary definitions for deva

deva
/ (ˈdeɪvə) /

noun

(in Hinduism and Buddhism) a divine being or god

Word Origin for deva

C19: from Sanskrit: god
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