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mudra

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noun mu·dra \mə-ˈdrä\

Definition of mudra

  1. :  one of the symbolic hand gestures used in religious ceremonies and dances of India and in yoga



Origin of mudra

Sanskrit mudrā


First Known Use: 1811


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