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Purana

  

      n   any of a class of Sanskrit writings not included in the Vedas, characteristically recounting the birth and deeds of Hindu gods and the creation, destruction, or recreation of the universe  
     (C17: from Sanskrit: ancient, from pura formerly)  
  Puranic      adj  
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Puranic, piraña, prajna, puritan

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