mudra

noun
mu·​dra | \mə-ˈdrä \

Definition of mudra 

: one of the symbolic hand gestures used in religious ceremonies and dances of India and in yoga

First Known Use of mudra

1811, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mudra

Sanskrit mudrā

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