from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A principal Vedic deity associated with rain and thunder.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Hindu mythology, in the oldest or Vedic religion, the god of the thunder-storm, whose office it is to transfix the demon that hides and keeps back the rain, and to pour this out upon the earth.

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  • proper noun Hinduism The God of War and Weather, also the King of the Gods or Devas and Lord of Heaven or Svargaloka in Hinduism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun chief Hindu god of the Rig-Veda; god of rain and thunder


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From Sanskrit इन्द्र (índra).


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