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Astra

Astra In Sanskrit: aSTrA f. a prick or goad for driving cattle (regarded as the badge of the agriculturist [Zd. {astra1} ; Lith. {akstinas}.] cf. ASTra n. (fr. 1. {az} Un2. iv , 159) , ether , sky , atmosphere ; ({A}) f. a prick or goad for driving cattle (= {aSTrA} q.v.) ({I4}) f. an extensive forest In Latin, astra is a plural meaning the stars.
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