yantra

noun
yan·​tra | \ ˈyən-trə How to pronounce yantra (audio) , ˈyan- How to pronounce yantra (audio) , ˈyän- How to pronounce yantra (audio) \

Definition of yantra

: a geometrical diagram used like an icon usually in meditation

First Known Use of yantra

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yantra

Sanskrit

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“Yantra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yantra. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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