noun Nak·sha·tra \ˈnəkshə‧trə\

Definition of Nakshatra



  1. :  one of the asterisms in the moon's path or one of its celestial houses in Hindu astrology

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Origin and Etymology of nakshatra

Sanskrit nakṣatra, literally, dominion over the night, from nakt night + kṣatra dominion — more at night, kshatriya

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