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

  • noun The warrior prince in the Bhagavad-Gita to whom Krishna expounds the nature of being, the nature of God, and the way humans can come to know God.

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  • proper noun A male given name, popular in India.
  • proper noun A hero of the Mahabharata, a Hindu Epic.

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  • noun (Hindu mythology) the warrior prince in the Bhagavad-Gita to whom Krishna explains the nature of being and of God and how humans can come to know God

Etymologies

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

[Sanskrit Arjunaḥ, from arjuna-, bright, white, silvery; see arg- in Indo-European roots.]

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