from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The Hindu god of fire and guardian of humanity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A Hindu and Vedic deity of fire.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of agnus.

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

  • n. (Sanskrit) Hindu god of fire in ancient and traditional India; one of the three chief deities of the Vedas


Sanskrit Agniḥ, from agniḥ, fire.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Sanskrit अग्नि (agní, "fire"). (Wiktionary)



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