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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Sanskrit treatise setting forth rules for sensuous and sensual pleasure, love, and marriage in accordance with Hindu law.

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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of Kama Sutra.

Etymologies

Sanskrit kāmasūtram : kāmaḥ, love; see kā- in Indo-European roots + sūtram, string, manual; see syū- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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