kuru कुरु

Definition: m. Name of the ancestor of the kuru-s (son of saṃvaraṇa- and tapatī-, daughter of the sun[ ]; kuru- is the ancestor of both pāṇḍu- and dhṛta-rāṣṭra-, though the patronymic derived from his name is usually applied only to the sons of the latter, the sons and descendants of the former being called pāṇḍava-s)