from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Scand. myth., one of the three Fates, the Norn of the past.
- n. In India, the most highly prized of all the pulses of the genus Phaseolus, a variety of P. Mungo, largely cultivated in all parts of India. It is a valued article of Hindu medicine, and as food is eaten in the form of bread, boiled whole, parched, or as spice-balls. Same as mash.
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- n. goddess of fate: a giantess who personified the past
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