Bilavasa, Bilavāsa, Bila-vasa: 5 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bilavāsa (बिलवास).—a pole-cat.
Derivable forms: bilavāsaḥ (बिलवासः).
Bilavāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bila and vāsa (वास).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bilavāsa (बिलवास).—[adjective] living in holes; [masculine] such an animal.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bilavāsa (बिलवास):—[=bila-vāsa] [from bila > vil] mfn. living in holes, burrowing
2) [v.s. ...] m. an animal that lives in holes, [Suśruta]
3) [v.s. ...] a pole-cat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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