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rákṣas mfn. guarding, watching ( pathir○) • n. 'anything to be guarded against or warded off', harm, injury, damage RV. • (in RV. and AV. also rakṣás, m.) an evil being or demon, a Rākshasa (q.v • in VP. identified with Nirṛiti or Nairṛita) RV. &c;. &c;• pl. N. of a warlike race, g. parśv-ādi
Sanskrit-English Dictionary, by M. Monier William
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