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n. Hinduism
Shiva's wife and the benevolent manifestation of the mother goddess Devi.

[Sanskrit Pārvatī, from pārvatī, mountain stream, from parvataḥ, mountain; see per- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Hinduism) Hinduism goddess consort of the god Siva, associated with mountains
[from Sanskrit: the mountain-dwelling one]
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