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Gautama

[gaw-tuh-muh, gou-] /ˈgɔ tə mə, ˈgaʊ-/
noun
1.
Buddha (def 1).
Also, Gotama.
Also called Gautama Buddha.
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Gautama

/ˈɡaʊtəmə/
noun
1.
the Sanskrit form of the family name of Siddhartha, the historical Buddha
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Word Origin and History for Gautama

surname of the Buddha, from Sanskrit Gotamah, properly a patronymic, literally "descendant of the greatest ox," from superlative of gauh "ox, bull, cow."

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