Definition of Buddha noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    Buddha

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈbʊdə//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʊdə//
     
    Religious people
     
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  1. 1(also the Buddha) [singular] the person on whose teachings the Buddhist religion is based See related entries: Religious people
  2. 2[countable] a statue or picture of the Buddha See related entries: Religious people
  3. 3[countable] a person who has achieved enlightenment (= spiritual knowledge) in Buddhism See related entries: Religious people
  4. Word OriginSanskrit, literally ‘enlightened’, past participle of budh ‘know’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Buddha