Dadhidhenu, aka: Dadhi-dhenu; 2 Definition(s)


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Dadhidhenu (दधिधेनु).—f. a cow represented by दधि (dadhi) (offered to priests); Bhāva. P.2 168.

Derivable forms: dadhidhenuḥ (दधिधेनुः).

Dadhidhenu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dadhi and dhenu (धेनु).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dadhidhenu (दधिधेनु).—f.

(-nuḥ) A quantity of curds given away at any sacrifice. E. dadhi, and dhenu a cow.

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