Meaning of rakshasi in English:

rakshasi

Pronunciation /ˈrɑːkʃasi/

noun

(also raksasi)
Hinduism
  • A malignant female demon.

    In early use sometimes applied to a demon of either sex.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society. From Sanskrit rākṣasī, feminine form corresponding to rākṣasa.