Jantuphala, Jantu-phala: 3 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jantuphala (जन्तुफल).—the Udumbara tree.

Derivable forms: jantuphalaḥ (जन्तुफलः).

Jantuphala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jantu and phala (फल).

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

Jantuphala (जन्तुफल).—m.

(-laḥ) Glomerous fig tree, (Ficus glomerata.) E. jantu an animal, and phala a leaf; its leaves swarm with insects. jantavaḥ phale asya . uḍambare .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jantuphala (जन्तुफल):—[=jantu-phala] [from jantu > janīya] m. Ficus glomerata, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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