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Panchatantra

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Panchatantra pan-chä-tänt′rä the oldest extant collection of apologues and stories in Sanskrit literature, arranged in five books.
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Usage

In literature:

Panchatantra, 49, 129, 140, 146, 147, 159, 240.
"Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers" by W. A. Clouston
The first story of the fifth book of the "Panchatantra," is based upon an idea of this kind.
"Russian Fairy Tales" by W. R. S. Ralston
Have you heard of the Jatakas and Panchatantras of India?
"The House 'Round the Corner" by Gordon Holmes
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