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  • proper n. The Hindu goddess of wealth, the consort of Vishnu and married to Rama (in her incarnation as Sita) and Krishna (as Rukmini and Radha).
  • proper n. A female given name used in India.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In later Hindu myth., the goddess of good fortune and beauty, generally regarded as the consort of Vishnu, and said to have been one of the products of the churning of the ocean. She is also called Çrī (or Shrī).

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

  • n. Hindu goddess of fortune and prosperity

Etymologies

From Sanskrit लक्ष्मी (lakṣmī, "mark, sign"). (Wiktionary)

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