One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In Hindu cosmology: each of the fourteen periods or eras, each presided over by a special Manu, which make up a kalpa.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Lyell (1797–1875), geologist. From Sanskrit manvantara the period of a Manu from manv-, combining form of manu + antara interval.
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