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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aura  \Au"ra\,  n.;  pl  {Aur[ae]}.  [L.  aura  air,  akin  to  Gr  ?.] 
  1.  Any  subtile,  invisible  emanation,  effluvium,  or  exhalation 
  from  a  substance,  as  the  aroma  of  flowers,  the  odor  of  the 
  blood,  a  supposed  fertilizing  emanation  from  the  pollen  of 
  flowers,  etc 
 
  2.  (Med.)  The  peculiar  sensation,  as  of  a  light  vapor,  or 
  cold  air,  rising  from  the  trunk  or  limbs  towards  the  head, 
  a  premonitory  symptom  of  epilepsy  or  hysterics. 
 
  {Electric  aura},  a  supposed  electric  fluid,  emanating  from  an 
  electrified  body,  and  forming  a  mass  surrounding  it 
  called  the  electric  atmosphere.  See  {Atmosphere},  2. 




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