- (In Hindu mythology) a malignant demon.More example sentences
- Surrounded by ghastly Raksasas who bore all kinds of weapons, he stormed at Rama.
- The Rakshasas robbed people of their senses and 'possessed' them.
- On the same mountain lived a Raksasa named Parasu, frightening the heavenly Brahmins.
from Sanskrit rākṣasa 'demon'.