Gandabhitti, aka: Gaṇḍabhitti, Ganda-bhitti; 1 Definition(s)


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Gaṇḍabhitti (गण्डभित्ति).—f.

1) the opening in the temples of an elephant from which ichor exudes during rut.

2) 'a wall-like cheek', an excellent i. e. broad and expansive cheek; निर्धौतदानामलगण्डभित्तिः (nirdhautadānāmalagaṇḍabhittiḥ) (gajaḥ) R.5.43 (where Malli. says praśastau gaṇḍau gaṇḍabhitti, see et seq.); 12.12.

Derivable forms: gaṇḍabhittiḥ (गण्डभित्तिः).

Gaṇḍabhitti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaṇḍa and bhitti (भित्ति).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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