Gautama definition

  • others:
    • Gautama, Siddhartha See Buddha1.
  • proper-noun:
    • Siddhartha Gautama - the private title of the Buddha.
    • A surname of Indian origin.
    • A male offered title used in India; more regularly anglicised as Gautam.
    • The family title of Buddha, the creator of Buddhism; born ca. 563 b.c., died ca. 483 b.c. In he could be worshipped by Buddhists as a god. See Buddha.
  • noun:
    • founder of Buddhism; worshipped as a god (c 563-483 BC)

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