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Lak·shmi

 (lŭk′shmē)
n.
A Hindu goddess of fortune and beauty, often described as the consort of Vishnu and as a manifestation of Devi.

[Sanskrit Lakṣmī, from lakṣmī, token, sign, good sign, good fortune; akin to lakṣma, lakṣman-, sign, mark, of unknown origin.]
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Lakshmi

(ˈlɑːkʃmɪ)
n
(Hinduism) Hinduism the goddess of wealth and prosperity, and the consort of the god Vishnu
[from Sanskrit Lāksmi, literally: wealth, splendour]
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