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Pronunciation : Ma"ra
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Skr. mara.] (Hind. Myth.)
Definition : Defn: The principal or ruling evil spirit. E. Arnold.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ma"ra
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Icel. mara nightmare, an ogress. See Nightmare.] (Norse Myth.)
Definition : Defn: A female demon who torments people in sleep by crouching on their chests or stomachs, or by causing terrifying visions.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ma"ra
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: The Patagonian cavy (Dolichotis Patagonicus.)

(Zoöl.)
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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