DevataDe"va*ta\, n. [Hind., fr. Skr. d?va god.] (Hind. Myth.) A deity; a divine being; a good spirit; an idol. [Written also dewata.]
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
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