m. "the age with the number two", Name of the 3rd of the 4 yuga-s or ages of the world (comprising 2400 years;the yuga-s itself = 2000, and each twilight = 200 years;it is also personified as a god) etc.
द्वापरः रम् [द्वाभ्यां सत्यत्रेतायुगाभ्यां परः पृषो˚ Tv.] 1 N. of the third Yuga of the world; Ms.9.31; अष्टौ शत- सहस्राणि वर्षाणां मानुषाणि तु । चतुःषष्टिः सहस्राणि वर्षाणां द्वापरं युगम् ॥ Matsya P. -2 The side of a die marked with two points. -3 Doubt, suspense, uncertainty. -4 A kind of deity; द्वापरं शकुनिः प्राप धृष्टद्युम्नस्तु पावकम् Mb.18.5.21; N.13.37.
noun (masculine neuter) doubt (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a myth. being (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the 3rd of the 4 Yugas or ages of the world (comprising 2400 years) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
that die or side of a die which is marked with two spots (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the Die personified (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
uncertainty (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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