Himahvaya, aka: Himāhvaya, Hima-ahvaya; 2 Definition(s)

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Himāhvaya (हिमाह्वय).—camphor.

-yam a lotus.

Derivable forms: himāhvayaḥ (हिमाह्वयः).

Himāhvaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hima and āhvaya (आह्वय). See also (synonyms): himāhva.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Himāhvaya (हिमाह्वय).—m.

(-yaḥ) Camphor. n.

(-yaṃ) A lotus. E. hima cold, āhvaya appellation.

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