Amitabha

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See Amitābha; named by the discoverers Bonnie Gulas-Wroblewski and Anton Wroblewski from the fact that the Amitābha Buddha “commonly adopts the form of a peacock when incarnated in the material world”.[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Amitabha n

  1. A taxonomic genus within the order Galliformes – ancient birds in North America dating to the Middle Eocene, only one species of which (Amitabha urbsinterdictensis) is known.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bonnie E. Gulas-Wroblewski; Anton F.-J. Wroblewski (November 2003), “A Crown-group Galliform Bird from the Middle Eocene Bridger Formation of Wyoming”, in Palaeontology, volume 46, issue 6, DOI:10.1046/j.0031-0239.2003.00340.x, pages 1269–1280.

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Amitabha (usually uncountable, plural Amitabhas)

  1. Alternative form of Amitābha.