||Cathcart, Chundra (University of California, Berkeley)
||Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
||This word's meaning is more along the lines of 'raw flesh, carrion' -- i.e., gore. The root appears in a hapax compound in the Rg Veda with the meaning 'blood(y)': ákravihasta- 'not having bloody hands'.