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1 The reputed author of the Atharva Veda, a famous Vedic seer (ṛṣi) and priest, who, as the son of Brahmā, is said to have been the first to use fire and to offer soma.

2 By extension, the name of Atharvan's priestly family, which is associated with the Aṅgirases.

3 With Aṅgiras, a name for the verses of the Atharva Veda.

Subjects: Hinduism.

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