Anjalikarika, aka: Añjalikārikā, Anjali-karika; 1 Definition(s)


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Añjalikārikā (अञ्जलिकारिका).—

1) an earthen doll making the अञ्जलि (añjali) (?).

2) Name of a plant, Mimosa Pudica (lajjālu) (Mar. lājāḷū).

Añjalikārikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms añjali and kārikā (कारिका).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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