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We have found multiple words mara. Choose the one you are looking for and click on the link in its Dictionary entry column to see its detailed etymology.

Dictionary entry Language Definition
mara English (Noun) (folklore) A nightmare; a spectre or wraith-like creature in Germanic and particularly Scandinavian folklore; a female demon who torments people in sleep by crouching on their chests or [...](folklore) A nightmare; a spectre or wraith-like creature in Germanic and particularly Scandinavian folklore; a female demon who torments people in sleep by crouching on their chests or [...]
mara English (Noun) (Buddhism) a type of gods that prevent accomplishment or success.. (Buddhism) any malicious or evil spirit.(Buddhism) a type of gods that prevent accomplishment or success.. (Buddhism) any malicious or evil spirit.
mara English (Noun) Any caviid rodent of genus Dolichotis, common in the Patagonian steppes of Argentina.Any caviid rodent of genus Dolichotis, common in the Patagonian steppes of Argentina.

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