Kravyabhuj, Kravya-bhuj: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kravyabhuj (क्रव्यभुज्).—m. eating raw flesh; Ṛgveda 1.16.9. Manusmṛti 5.131. (-m.)

1) a carnivorous animal, such as a tiger &c.; क्रव्याद्भ्यो बलिमिव निर्घृणः क्षिपामि (kravyādbhyo balimiva nirghṛṇaḥ kṣipāmi) Uttararāmacarita 1.49.

2) a demon, goblin; R.15.16.

Kravyabhuj is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kravya and bhuj (भुज्). See also (synonyms): kravyād, kravyāda.

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

Kravyabhuj (क्रव्यभुज्).—mfn. (-bhuk) Carnivorous. m. (-bhuk) A Rakshasa. E. kravya, bhuj. who eats.

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

1) Kravyabhuj (क्रव्यभुज्):—[=kravya-bhuj] [from kravya > kravi] mfn. idem, [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] m. (k) a Rākṣasa, [Horace H. Wilson]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kravyabhuj (क्रव्यभुज्):—[kravya-bhuj] (bhuk) a. Carnivorous. m. A Rākshasa, or goblin.

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