Avamarjana, Avamārjana: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avamārjana (अवमार्जन).—

1) Washing &c.

2) An instrument for rubbing down, a curry-comb इमा ते वाजिन्नवमार्जनानि (imā te vājinnavamārjanāni) Ṛgveda 1.163.5.

Derivable forms: avamārjanam (अवमार्जनम्).

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

1) Avamārjana (अवमार्जन):—[=ava-mārjana] a See ava-√mṛj.

2) [=ava-mārjana] [from ava-mṛj] b n. an instrument (or ‘water’ [Sāyaṇa]) for rubbing down (a horse), a curry-comb ([Grassmann] Transl.), [Ṛg-veda i, 163, 5] ([‘that which is rubbed off’ [Boehtlingk’s Sanskrit-Woerterbuch in kuerzerer fassung]])

3) [v.s. ...] wipings, [Mahābhārata iii, 13373.]

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