Nakshatra

noun

Nak·​sha·​tra
ˈnəkshə‧trə
plural -s
: one of the asterisms in the moon's path or one of its celestial houses in Hindu astrology

Word History

Etymology

Sanskrit nakṣatra, literally, dominion over the night, from nakt night + kṣatra dominion

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“Nakshatra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nakshatra. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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