Himsrajantu, aka: Hiṃsrajantu, Himsra-jantu; 1 Definition(s)


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Hiṃsrajantu (हिंस्रजन्तु).—a beast of prey.

Derivable forms: hiṃsrajantuḥ (हिंस्रजन्तुः).

Hiṃsrajantu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hiṃsra and jantu (जन्तु). See also (synonyms): hiṃsrapaśu.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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