Jantuphala, aka: Jantu-phala; 2 Definition(s)


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Jantuphala (जन्तुफल).—the Udumbara tree.

Derivable forms: jantuphalaḥ (जन्तुफलः).

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

Source: DDSA: The practical 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: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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