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Sa·ras·va·ti

 (sə-rŭs′və-tē, sŭr′əs-)
n.
The Hindu goddess of learning and the arts, often described as the consort of Brahma and as a manifestation of Devi.

[Sanskrit Sarasvatī, name of a sacred river, Sarasvati; akin to Avestan haraxvaitī-, name of an ancient region on the western side of the Indus, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *sarasvatī, feminine of *sarasvant-, *sarasvat-, abounding in bodies of water : *saras-, body of water + *-vant-, *-vat-, possessing, abounding in .]

Sarasvati

(sʌˈrʌsvəti)
n
(Hinduism) Hinduism a goddess of learning and eloquence

Sa•ras•va•ti

(səˈrʌs və ti, ˈsʌr əs və-)

n.
the Hindu goddess of learning and the arts.
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