Jvarahantri, Jvarahantrī, Jvara-hantri: 3 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jvarahantrī (ज्वरहन्त्री).—'febrifuge', Rubia Munjsta.

Jvarahantrī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jvara and hantrī (हन्त्री).

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

Jvarahantṛ (ज्वरहन्तृ).—mfn. (-ntā-ntrī-ntṛ) Febrifuge. E. jvara, and han what destroys; jvarahan m.


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

Jvarahantrī (ज्वरहन्त्री):—[=jvara-hantrī] [from jvara > jvar] f. ‘febrifuge’, Rubia Munjista, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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