Ashvakhura, aka: Aśvakhura, Ashva-khura; 2 Definition(s)

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Ashvakhura means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Aśvakhura can be transliterated into English as Asvakhura or Ashvakhura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Aśvakhura (अश्वखुर).—

1) a horse's hoof.

2) a kind of perfume.

- Name of the plant अपराजिता (aparājitā).

Derivable forms: aśvakhuraḥ (अश्वखुरः).

Aśvakhura is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aśva and khura (खुर).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśvakhura (अश्वखुर).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. A horse’s hoof. 2. A perfume, apparently a dried shell-fish: see nakhī. f. (-rā-rī) A plant, (Clitoria ternatea.) E. aśva and khura his hoof: which the perfume and leaves of the plant are supposed to resemble.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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