Asura

noun
Asu·​ra | \ ˈəsərə, (ˌ)əˈsu̇rə \
plural -s

Definition of Asura

1 : one of a class of beneficent celestial spirits of early Vedic and Zoroastrian mythology
2 : one of a class of demons or titans in later Hinduism and Buddhism, the enemies of the gods

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“Asura.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asura. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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