WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
mu•dra (mə drä′),USA pronunciation n.
- Eastern Religions[Hinduism, Buddhism.]any of a series of arm and hand positions expressing an attitude or action of the deity.
- Eastern Religions, Music and Danceany of various similar gestures used in India's classical dancing to represent specific feelings.
- Sanskrit mudrā sign
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