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

  • n.pl. In the Mahabharata, the five sons of the king Pandu and their allies, whose rivalry with, exile at the hands of, and eventual victory over their cousins the Kauravas form the main plot line of the epic.

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  • proper n. A mytho-historical group of archetypes of perfection from India.

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Derived from Pandu, the mytho-historical figure represented as the father of the members of this group.

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