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  • n. Alternative spelling of Asura.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An enemy of the gods, esp. one of a race of demons and giants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Hindu mythol., one of a class of demons in perpetual hostility to the gods: parallel to a Titan or an afrit.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. earlier a god; later a demon; counterpart of Zoroastrian Ahura

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