[soo t-uh] /ˈsʊt ə/
See under Pali Canon.
a collection of scriptures, originally recorded from oral traditions in the 1st century b.c., divided into one of three parts (Pitaka) sermons () the rules of the Buddhist order () and several treatises on philosophy and psychology ()
noun 1. sati. noun 1. a Hindu practice whereby a widow immolates herself on the funeral pyre of her husband: now abolished by law. 2. a Hindu widow who so immolates herself. noun 1. the former Hindu custom whereby a widow burnt herself to death on her husband’s funeral pyre 2. a Hindu widow who […]
noun 1. John Augustus, 1803–80, U.S. frontiersman: owner of Sutter’s Mill.
adjective 1. a frequent misspelling of subtle.
noun 1. a borough of Greater London, England. noun 1. a borough of S Greater London. Pop: 178 500 (2003 est). Area: 43 sq km (17 sq miles) Sutton Sut·ton (sŭt’n), Walter Stanborough. 1877-1916. American physician and geneticist who described the behavior of chromosomes in cell division and provided evidence that chromosomes contain units of […]