Urastrana, aka: Uras-trana, Urastrāṇa; 2 Definition(s)

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Urastrāṇa (उरस्त्राण).—a cuirass, breast-plate; Śi.15.8. cf. also उरच्छदमनिर्भिद्य द्रुतमुत्प- तिताः शराः (uracchadamanirbhidya drutamutpa- titāḥ śarāḥ) Śiva. B.13.1.6.

Derivable forms: urastrāṇam (उरस्त्राणम्).

Urastrāṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uras and trāṇa (त्राण). See also (synonyms): uraśchada.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Urastrāṇa (उरस्त्राण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) Mail, the breast-plate or cuirass. E. uras, trai to preserve, affix lyuṭ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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