Vishnu Vish"nu (v[i^]sh"n[=oo]), n. [Skr. Vish[.n]u, from vish to pervade., to extend through nature.] (Hindu Myth.) A divinity of the modern Hindu trimurti, or trinity. He is regarded as the preserver, while Brahma is the creator, and Siva the destroyer of the creation. [1913 Webster]

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