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By Jit Majumdar

  1. smoke; smoky
  2. grey; dim
  3. a dānava (Hv. Pur.); an attendant of Skanda (M. Bh.); a hermit in the court of Indra (M. Bh.); another name for Śiva. (fem: dhumrā): a daughter of Dakşa who was the wife of Dharma and the mother of Dhruva and Dhara (M. Bh.); another name for Durgā.

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