Definition of Garuda

1. Noun. A supernatural eagle-like being that serves as Vishnu's mount.

Generic synonyms: Hindu Deity



Definition of Garuda

1. Noun. A large mythical bird or bird-like creature that appears in both Hindu and Buddhist mythology. ¹

2. Noun. The Hindu name for the constellation Aquila. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Garuda

1. a Hindu demigod [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garuda

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Literary usage of Garuda

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1. The Mythology of All Races by John Arnott MacCulloch, Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, Alice Werner (1917)
"Garuda refuses to give it to Indra, but the deity steals it after Garuda has gone to bathe, having set it out on kusa-grass for the snakes. ..."

2. Hindu Mythology, Vedic and Purānic by William Joseph Wilkins (1882)
"Garuda. Garuda or Superna is a mythical being, half-man and half- eagle, the Vahan of Vishnu. Though not strictly divine, he appears frequently in all ..."

3. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature.by Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"Garuda is fabled .to have married a beautiful woman : her name or parentage does not occur to our recollection, nor in our memoranda. ..."

4. ... Indian [mythology] by Arthur Berriedale Keith, Albert Joseph Carnoy (1917)
"Garuda refuses to give it to Indra, but the deity steals it after Garuda has gone to bathe, having set it out on kusa-grass for the snakes. ..."

5. Anacalypsis; an attempt to draw aside the veil of the Saitic Isis; or, An by Godfrey Higgins (1874)
"In addition to what Mr. Moore and M. Sonnerat have said, I beg to observe that Bourdeaux, in whose cathedral this Garuda was discovered by them, ..."

6. A Handbook of Sanskrit Literature: With Appendices Descriptive of the by George Small (1866)
"The Garuda (or Garv.ro) is a fabulous animal, with the head and wings of a bird, ... Aruna, the elder brother of Garuda, is the charioteer of Surya, ..."

7. The Mythology of All Races by John Arnott MacCulloch, Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, Alice Werner (1917)
"Garuda refuses to give it to Indra, but the deity steals it after Garuda has gone to bathe, having set it out on kusa-grass for the snakes. ..."

8. Hindu Mythology, Vedic and Purānic by William Joseph Wilkins (1882)
"Garuda. Garuda or Superna is a mythical being, half-man and half- eagle, the Vahan of Vishnu. Though not strictly divine, he appears frequently in all ..."

9. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature.by Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"Garuda is fabled .to have married a beautiful woman : her name or parentage does not occur to our recollection, nor in our memoranda. ..."

10. ... Indian [mythology] by Arthur Berriedale Keith, Albert Joseph Carnoy (1917)
"Garuda refuses to give it to Indra, but the deity steals it after Garuda has gone to bathe, having set it out on kusa-grass for the snakes. ..."

11. Anacalypsis; an attempt to draw aside the veil of the Saitic Isis; or, An by Godfrey Higgins (1874)
"In addition to what Mr. Moore and M. Sonnerat have said, I beg to observe that Bourdeaux, in whose cathedral this Garuda was discovered by them, ..."

12. A Handbook of Sanskrit Literature: With Appendices Descriptive of the by George Small (1866)
"The Garuda (or Garv.ro) is a fabulous animal, with the head and wings of a bird, ... Aruna, the elder brother of Garuda, is the charioteer of Surya, ..."

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