Madhavaka, Mādhavaka: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mādhavaka (माधवक).—A kind of intoxicating liquor (produced from honey).

Derivable forms: mādhavakaḥ (माधवकः).

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

Mādhavaka (माधवक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A spirituous liquor, made from the blossoms of the Bassia latifolia. f.

(-vikā) 1. A kind of creeper. 2. A female attendant. E. kan added to the preceding.

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

Mādhavaka (माधवक):—[from mādhava] m. a spirituous liquor (prepared from honey or from the blossoms of the Bassia Latifolia), [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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