Ganesha

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Ga·nesh

 (gə-nāsh′) also Ga·ne·sha (-nā′shə)
n. Hinduism
The god of wisdom and the remover of obstacles, son of Shiva and Parvati, depicted as a short fat man with an elephant's head.

[Hindi Gaṇeś, from Sanskrit Gaṇeśaḥ, from gaṇeśaḥ, master of throngs : gaṇaḥ, throng, group of followers + īśaḥ, master (from īṣṭe, īś-, he rules over; see aik- in Indo-European roots).]
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