Bhasmaka: 7 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaṃ) 1. A disease of the eyes, thickening of the menbrances, and indistinctness of vision. 2. Morbid appetite from over-digestion, constant craving for food with general decay. 3. An anthelmintic plant, commonly Biranga. 4. Gold or silver. E. bhasman ashes, kan aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhasmaka (भस्मक).—n. 1. A disease of the eyes, indistinctness of vision. 2. (i. e. bhas + man + ka), Morbid appetite with general decay.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bhasmaka (भस्मक):—[from bhas] mfn. (with agnī) = bhasmāgni, [Śārṅgadhara-saṃhitā]
2) [v.s. ...] n. a [particular] disease of the eyes or morbid appetite from over-digestion (cf. bhasmāgni), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] gold, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] the fruit of Embelia Ribes, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhasmaka (भस्मक):—(kaṃ) 1. m. A disease of the eyes; morbid appetite with wasting away; plant bireng; gold.
[Sanskrit to German]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a disease or disorder of the body characterised by the abnormal increase of digestive power, resulting in marbid appetite.
2) [noun] a particular disease of the eyes.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Ends with: Sabhasmaka.
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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 15: Mahāvīra’s (Vīra’s) mokṣa (nirvāṇa, emancipation) < [Chapter XIII - Śrī Mahāvīra’s nirvāṇa]
Appendix 6.2: new and rare words < [Appendices]
Appendix 2.3: new and rare words < [Appendices]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 186 - The Greatness of Kanakhaleśvara (kanakhala-īśvara-tīrtha) < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]