Definition of Maitreya in English:

Maitreya

Line breaks: Mai|treya
Pronunciation: /mʌɪˈtreɪjə
 
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Buddhism
The Buddha who will appear in the future.

Origin

Sanskrit, from mitra 'friend or friendship'.

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