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Pronunciation : Shas"ter, Shas"tra
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Skr. castra an order or command, a sacred book, fr. cas to order, instruct, govern. Cf. Sastra.]
Definition : Defn: A treatise for authoritative instruction among the Hindoos; a book of institutes; especially, a treatise explaining the Vedas. [Written also sastra.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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