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Meaning of MARA

Pronunciation:  'mâru

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  hare-like rodent of the pampas of Argentina
  2. [n]  god of death; opposite of Kama
 

MARA is a 4 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: Dolichotis patagonum
 
 See Also: Dolichotis, genus Dolichotis, gnawer, gnawing animal, Hindu deity, rodent

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ma"ra\, n. [Skr. m[=a]ra.] (Hind. Myth.)
    The principal or ruling evil spirit. --E. Arnold.
    
    
  2. \Ma"ra\, n. [Icel. mara nightmare, an ogress. See
    {Nightmare}.] (Norse Myth.)
    A female demon who torments people in sleep by crouching on
    their chests or stomachs, or by causing terrifying visions.
    
    
  3. \Ma"ra\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
    The Patagonian cavy ({Dolichotis Patagonicus}).
    
    
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

bitter; sad, a symbolical name which Naomi gave to herself because of her misfortunes (Ruth 1:20).

 
Glossary
 
 Definition:  Marah, bitter; bitterness
 

 

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