Agravaktra, Agra-vaktra: 4 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agravaktra (अग्रवक्त्र).—Name of a surgical instrument, Suśr.

Derivable forms: agravaktram (अग्रवक्त्रम्).

Agravaktra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agra and vaktra (वक्त्र).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agravaktra (अग्रवक्त्र):—[=agra-vaktra] [from agra] n. Name of a surgical instrument, [Suśruta]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Agravaktra (अग्रवक्त्र):—[(agra + va)] n. ein best. chirurgisches Instrument [?(Wilson’s Wörterbuch) Suśruta 2, 56, 4.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Agravaktra (अग्रवक्त्र):—n. ein best. chirurgisches Instrument.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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