kastura

noun

kas·​tu·​ra
kəˈstu̇rə
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

Hindi kastūrī, literally, musk, from Sanskrit kastūrikā, from Greek kastorion castor, from neuter of kastoreios, kastorios of a beaver, from kastor-, kastōr beaver

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“Kastura.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kastura. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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