noun, tan·tra often capitalized \ˈtən-trə, ˈtän-, ˈtan-\

Definition of TANTRA

:  one of the later Hindu or Buddhist scriptures dealing especially with techniques and rituals including meditative and sexual practices; also :  the rituals or practices outlined in the tantra
tan·tric \-trik\ adjective often capitalized
Tan·trism \-ˌtri-zəm\ noun
Tan·trist \-trist\ noun

Origin of TANTRA

Sanskrit, literally, warp, from tanoti he stretches, weaves; akin to Greek teinein to stretch — more at thin
First Known Use: 1799

Rhymes with TANTRA


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