Definition of Petaras
1. petara [n] - See also: petara
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petaras
Literary usage of Petaras
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of the Straits Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society by Straits Branch (1881)
"Having finished the Petards in mid-heavens, We come to the petaras of the tree-tops. ... Having finished the petaras of the tree-tops, We mention the ..."
2. Tales of Languedoc by Samuel Jacques Brun (1896)
"That villain petaras, he broke the stave on my back! he will surely kill me ... cried she, while petaras, all smiles, went into the house with the air of a ..."
3. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edvard Westermarck (1908)
"... supposed to be one supreme god, but the general belief is that there are many petaras —in fact as many petaras as men. Each man, the people say, ..."
4. The Aryan Village in India and Ceylon by John Budd Phear (1880)
"The price of these varies from Rs. 2 to 4, and the petaras also cost the same amount. In addition to these, most ryots or their females have one or two ..."
5. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1884)
"In a former paper, which we have not seen, the writer has given an account of the petaras and other benevolent deities ..."
6. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1884)
"In a former paper, which we have not seen, the writer has given an account of the petaras and other benevolent deities who direct the affairs of the Dyak ..."