Madhumastaka, aka: Madhu-mastaka; 2 Definition(s)


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Madhumastaka (मधुमस्तक).—a kind of sweetmeat made of honey, flour, oil, and ghee; मधुतैलघृतैर्मध्ये वेष्टिताः समिताश्च याः । मधुमस्तकमुद्दिष्टम् (madhutailaghṛtairmadhye veṣṭitāḥ samitāśca yāḥ | madhumastakamuddiṣṭam) ..... Śabda-chandrikā.

Derivable forms: madhumastakam (मधुमस्तकम्).

Madhumastaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms madhu and mastaka (मस्तक).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Madhumastaka (मधुमस्तक).—n.

(-kaṃ) A sweetmeat made of flour, honey, oil and ghee. E. madhu honey, and mastaka a head.

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