matra

noun
ma·tra | \ˈmä‧trə\
plural -s

Definition of matra 

: a unit of metrical quantity equal to a short vowel in Sanskrit and other Indian languages

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History and Etymology for matra

Sanskrit mātrā, literally, measure, from māti he measures

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