Bhasmahvaya, aka: Bhasmāhvaya, Bhasman-ahvaya; 2 Definition(s)


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Bhasmāhvaya (भस्माह्वय).—camphor.

Derivable forms: bhasmāhvayaḥ (भस्माह्वयः).

Bhasmāhvaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhasman and āhvaya (आह्वय).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhasmāhvaya (भस्माह्वय).—m.

(-yaḥ) Camphor. E. bhasman ashes, āhvaya a name.

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