Ma"ra (?), n. [Skr. mara.] Hind. Myth.

The principal or ruling evil spirit.

E. Arnold.


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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.


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Ma"ra, n. Zool.

The Patagonian cavy (Dolichotis Patagonicus.)


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