Agni


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Ag·ni

 (ŭg′nē)
n.
The Hindu god of fire and guardian of humanity.

[Sanskrit Agniḥ, from agniḥ, fire.]

Agni

(ˈʌɡnɪ)
n
(Hinduism) Hinduism the god of fire, one of the three chief deities of the Vedas
[Sanskrit: fire]

Ag•ni

(ˈʌg ni, ˈæg-)

n.
the Hindu god of fire.

agni

In Ayurvedic medicine this is the digestive fire which converts the five bhutas into doshas.
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Noun1.agni - (Sanskrit) Hindu god of fire in ancient and traditional IndiaAgni - (Sanskrit) Hindu god of fire in ancient and traditional India; one of the three chief deities of the Vedas
Sanskrit, Sanskritic language - (Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism); an official language of India although it is now used only for religious purposes
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20 ( ANI ): The Strategic Forces Command (SFC) on Tuesday test-fired Agni II medium-range nuclear-capable missile from Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast.
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The medium-range Agni II missile, with a strike range of over 2,000 km, was test-fired from Wheeler Island off Odisha coast at 10: 20 a.
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