Mala definition

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Plural form of malum.
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A bead or a set of beads commonly used by Hindus and Buddhists for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or the name or names of a deity.
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A single lobe of an insect's maxilla.
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Origin of mala

  • From Sanskrit माला (mālā, “wreath, garland, crown”).

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  • Latin mala (“jaw, cheek”)

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  • see malum.

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