Ashvamaraka, aka: Aśvamāraka, Ashva-maraka; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Aśvamāraka can be transliterated into English as Asvamaraka or Ashvamaraka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Aśvamāraka (अश्वमारक).—m. 'horse-destroying', a kind of Oleander, Nerium Odorum Ait. (Mar. pāṃḍharī kaṇhera).

Derivable forms: aśvamārakaḥ (अश्वमारकः).

Aśvamāraka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aśva and māraka (मारक). See also (synonyms): aśvamāra, aśvahantṛ.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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