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- proper n. A male given name used by followers of various faiths of India; notably, the personal name of Buddha.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who has accomplished his object: an epithet of Buddha and others.
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- n. founder of Buddhism; worshipped as a god (c 563-483 BC)
Sanskrit सिद्धार्थ (siddhā-rtha, "one who has accomplished an aim or object, successful, prosperous"), from सिद्ध (siddha, "achievement") + अर्थ (arth, "meaning, purpose"). (Wiktionary)