Karakamala, aka: Kara-kamala; 2 Definition(s)

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Karakamala (करकमल).—a lotus-like hand, beautiful hand; करकमलवितीर्णैरम्बुनीवारशष्पैः (karakamalavitīrṇairambunīvāraśaṣpaiḥ) U.3.25.

Derivable forms: karakamalam (करकमलम्).

Karakamala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kara and kamala (कमल). See also (synonyms): karapaṅkaja, karapadma.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Karakamala (करकमल).—n.

(-laṃ) The hand, especially of a lover, a mistress, &c. E. kara, and kamala a lotus; also similar compounds, as karapadma, karapaṅkaja, karapallava, &c.

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