manvantara

noun
man·​van·​ta·​ra | \ manˈvantərə \
plural -s

Definition of manvantara

: one of the 14 intervals in Hinduism that constitute a kalpa

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History and Etymology for manvantara

Sanskrit, from maver man + antara interval, period of time

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“Manvantara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manvantara. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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