Gajamukta, Gaja-mukta, Gajamuktā: 3 definitions
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Gajamuktā (गजमुक्ता).—a pearl supposed to be found in the kumbhas or projections on the forehead of an elephant; घर्मजनितपुलकेन लसद्भजमौक्तिकावलिगुणेन वक्षसा (gharmajanitapulakena lasadbhajamauktikāvaliguṇena vakṣasā) Ki.12.4.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ktā) A pearl, supposed to be found in the head of an elephant. E. gaja, and muktā a pearl.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gajamuktā (गजमुक्ता):—[=gaja-muktā] [from gaja > gaj] f. pearl supposed to be found in the projections of an elephant’s forehead, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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