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- n. a spirit that watches over the treasures hidden in the earth and tree roots
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of demigod attendant on Kuvera, the god of wealth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Hindu mythology, one of a class of demigods who attend Kuvera, the god of riches, and guard his treasures.
From Sanskrit यक्ष (yakṣa). (Wiktionary)