kuru

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kuru a progressive disease of the central nervous system marked by increasing lack of coordination and advancing to paralysis and death within a year of the appearance of symptoms; thought to have been transmitted by cannibalistic consumption of diseased brain tissue since the disease virtually disappeared when cannibalism was abandoned
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Usage

In literature:

Do those bulls of the Kuru race intend to stay out their time?
"Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1" by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
The epic begins with two rival families each possessed of a common ancestor, Kuru, but standing in bitter rivalry to each other.
"The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry" by W. G. Archer
I was employed as a cowherd in the service of those bulls of the Kuru race, the sons of Pandu.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 4" by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
Therefore, do not desire to see my former shape, O perpetuator of the Kuru race.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2" by Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
To the east of that tirtha is another, O perpetuator of Kuru race, that is called Kuru tirtha.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
I was employed as a cowherd in the service of those bulls of the Kuru race, the sons of Pandu.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
The cattle of king Virat are carried off by Karna and the Kuru princes.
"Tales from the Hindu Dramatists" by R. N. Dutta
Live thou in this Kuru household, do the Kuru princes' will, Serve them as thy lords and masters, with thy beauty please them still!
"Maha-bharata" by Anonymous
Here they explored the Kuru, or Lhobrak Chu, which proves to be the largest river in Bhutan.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
Kuru, or guru = a person.
"Alone with the Hairy Ainu" by A. H. Savage Landor
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In news:

1 report a long incubation period for kuru and its relation with heterozygosity for a common polymorphism in the human prion protein gene ( PRNP ).
Salt Lake City, Utah-based Kuru Footwear participated in the Google Adwords pilot campaign.
Kuru-Kuru Nabe The self-stirring pot.
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