Daddula: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

daddula : (nt.) a soft skeleton similar to a sponge.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

1) Daddula, 2 (nt.) (Sk. dārdura?) in nahāru° (v. l. dala & dadalla) both at M.I, 188 (kukkuṭapattena pi. n-daddulena pi aggiṃ gavesanti) & A.IV, 47 (kukkuṭapattaṃ vā n-daddulaṃ vā aggimhi pakkhittaṃ paṭilīyati) unexplained; perhaps a muscle. (Page 313)

2) Daddula, 1 a cert. kind of rice D.I, 166; M.I, 78, 343; A.I, 241, 295; II, 206; Pug.55. (Page 313)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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