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 for Mara
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mara \Ma"ra\, n. [Skr. m[=a]ra.] (Hind. Myth.)
     The principal or ruling evil spirit. --E. Arnold.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mara \Ma"ra\, n. [Icel. mara nightmare, an ogress. See
     Nightmare.] (Norse Myth.)
     A female demon who torments people in sleep by crouching on
     their chests or stomachs, or by causing terrifying visions.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mara \Ma"ra\, n. (Zool.)
     The Patagonian cavy, a hare-like rodent ({Dolichotis
     patagonum or Dolichotis Patagonicus) of the pampas of
     Argentina.
     [1913 Webster]

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