mara

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Māra

[mahr-uh]
noun
1.
Hindu Mythology. the god of death, sometimes seen as one aspect of a god whose other aspect is Kama, or erotic desire.
2.
Buddhism. Satan, who tried to seduce the Buddha at the time of his Enlightenment.
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mara1 (məˈrɑː)
 
n
a harelike South American rodent, Dolichotis patagonum, inhabiting the pampas of Argentina: family Caviidae (cavies)
 
[from American Spanish mará, perhaps of Araucanian origin]

mara2 (Spanish maˈra)
 
n
one of several organized criminal gangs of Central American origin also operating in the US
 
[C20: from Spanish: gang]

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Mara definition


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

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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mara

either of two South American rodents in the genus Dolichotis of the cavy family, the Patagonian mara (D. patagonum) or the Chacoan mara (D. salinicola).

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