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devAsura

(mwd) devAsura m. pl. the gods and the Asuras mfn. (with {yuddha} , {raNa} &c. the war) of she gods and Asuras {-gaNAgraNI} , {-NAdhyakSa} , {-NAzraya} ; {-guru} ; {-namaskRta} ; {-pati} ;{-mahA-mAtra} ; {-mahAzraya} ; {-mahezvara} ; {-vara-prada} ; {-vinirmAtR} ; {-surezvara} m. N. of Siva This term is significant because it reveals that the devas and asuras once functioned together.
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