yadu यदु

Definition: m. Name of an ancient hero (in the veda- often mentioned together with turvaśa- [or turvasu-] q.v,and described as preserved by indra- during an inundation;in epic poetry he is a son of yayāti- and brother of puru- and turvasu-, kṛṣṇa- being descended from yadu-, and bharata- and kuru- from puru-; yadu- is also called a son of vasu-, king of cedi-, or a son of hary-aśva-)