Definition of Mara

1. Noun. Hindu god of death; opposite of Kama.

Generic synonyms: Hindu Deity



2. Noun. Hare-like rodent of the pampas of Argentina.
Exact synonyms: Dolichotis Patagonum
Generic synonyms: Gnawer, Rodent
Group relationships: Dolichotis, Genus Dolichotis

Definition of Mara

1. n. The principal or ruling evil spirit.

2. n. A female demon who torments people in sleep by crouching on their chests or stomachs, or by causing terrifying visions.

3. n. The Patagonian cavy (Dolichotis Patagonicus).

Definition of Mara

1. Proper noun. (biblical character otherwise rare) (Hebrew female given name) ¹

2. Proper noun. (Hinduism) Hindu god of death; opposite of Kama. ¹

3. Proper noun. (context: Slavic mythology) Slavic goddess of winter and death; Marena or Mar┼żanna. ¹

4. Noun. A member of a predominantly agricultural tribe of southern Assam and western Burma ¹

5. Noun. a rodent, scientific name ''Dolichotis'', common in the Patagonian steppes of Argentina ¹

6. Noun. (context: folklore) A nightmare; a spectre or wraith-like creature in Germanic and particularly Scandinavian folklore. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mara

1. a cavy of Argentina [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mara

1. A female demon who torments people in sleep by crouching on their chests or stomachs, or by causing terrifying visions. Origin: Icel. Mara nightmare, an ogress. See Nightmare. The principal or ruling evil spirit. Origin: Skr. Mara. The Patagonian cavy (Dolichotis Patagonicus) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mara

maqam
maqamat
maqams
maque choux
maquette
maquettes
maqui
maquila
maquiladora
maquiladoras
maquilas
maquillage
maquillages
maquis
mar
mara (current term)
marabaraba
marabi
marabou
marabou stork
marabous
marabout
maraboutic
marabouts
marabunta
marabuntas
maraca
maracan
maracas
maracatu

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