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  1. (in Hindu aesthetics) flavor, sentiment, or emotion: regarded as one of the fundamental qualities of classical music, dance, and poetry.

Origin of rasa

First recorded in 1790–1800, rasa is from the Sanskrit word rasa sap, fluid, essence


[rah-sawn; English ras-on]
noun, plural ra·sa [rah-sah; English ras-uh] /ˈrɑ sɑ; English ˈræs ə/. Greek Orthodox Church.
  1. a long, loose, black gown with wide sleeves, worn by the clergy.

Origin of rason

First recorded in 1930–35, rason is from the Medieval Greek word rháson a woolen cloth
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