Vritra

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit वृत्र (Vṛtrá).

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Vritra

  1. (Hinduism) An Asura and also a serpent or dragon, the personification of drought and enemy of Indra. Vritra was also known in the Vedas as Ahi ("snake"), and he is said to have had three heads