Madaprayoga, Mada-prayoga: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Madaprayoga (मदप्रयोग).—f. the exudation of ichor or rutting juice from the temple of an elephant.

Derivable forms: madaprayogaḥ (मदप्रयोगः).

Madaprayoga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mada and prayoga (प्रयोग). See also (synonyms): madapraseka, madaprasravaṇa, madasrāva, madasruti.

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

Madaprayoga (मदप्रयोग).—m.

(-gaḥ) The issue of the fluid from the forehead of an elephant when in rut. E. mada the fluid, and prayoga junction.

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

Madaprayoga (मदप्रयोग):—[=mada-prayoga] [from mada > mad] m. the issue of temple-juice (in a rutting elephant), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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