Kapishirshaka, aka: Kapiśīrṣaka, Kapi-shirshaka; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Kapiśīrṣaka can be transliterated into English as Kapisirsaka or Kapishirshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Kapiśīrṣaka (कपिशीर्षक).—vermilion (Mar. hiṃgūḷa).

Derivable forms: kapiśīrṣakam (कपिशीर्षकम्).

Kapiśīrṣaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kapi and śīrṣaka (शीर्षक).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kapiśīrṣaka (कपिशीर्षक).—n.

(-kaṃ) Vermilion, the red sulphuret of mercury.

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