Daityadeva, aka: Daitya-deva; 1 Definition(s)

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Daityadeva (दैत्यदेव).—

1) an epithet of Varuṇa.

2) wind.

Derivable forms: daityadevaḥ (दैत्यदेवः).

Daityadeva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daitya and deva (देव).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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