Definition of Avatars

1. Noun. (plural of avatar) ¹



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Definition of Avatars

1. avatar [n] - See also: avatar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Avatars

avariciously
avariciousness
avaritia
avarous
avas
avascular
avascular necroses
avascular necrosis
avascular necrosis staging
avascularities
avascularity
avascularization
avast
avatar
avatarhood
avatars (current term)
avaunce
avaunt
avaunted
avaunting
avauntour
avauntours
avaunts
ave
avel
aveled
aveling
avellan
avellane
avels

Literary usage of Avatars

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1. The Meditation of Jesus Christ: A Contribution to the Study of Biblical by Milton Spenser Terry (1903)
"... is particularly noted for its innumerable stories of incarnation, which are called avatars, or descents of the various Hindu avatars. . deities. ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1832)
"... the two Peninsulas of India and the neighbouring Islands; and an Appendix comprising the minor avatars, and the Mythological and Religious terms, ifc. ..."

3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"... and a large shapeless building containing twenty-four figures of Vishnu and his various avatars, carved in good style in a close-grained green stone. ..."

4. Isis Unveiled: A Master Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1919)
"711 If we now examine the ten mythical avatars of Vishnu, we find them recorded in the following progression: 1. ..."

5. Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism by Thomas Inman, John Newton (1884)
"In the first of the avatars of Vishnu, he is represented as emerging from the mouth of a fish, and being a fish himself; the Figure 97. legend being that he ..."

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