Jirnavastra, aka: Jīrṇavastra, Jirna-vastra; 2 Definition(s)


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Jīrṇavastra (जीर्णवस्त्र).—a. wearing old clothes.

Jīrṇavastra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jīrṇa and vastra (वस्त्र).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jīrṇavastra (जीर्णवस्त्र).—n.

(-straṃ) Old, worn or tattered raiment. E. jīrṇa old, and vastra cloth or clothes.

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