Makhanala, aka: Makha-anala, Makhānala; 2 Definition(s)


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Makhānala (मखानल).—sacrificial fire.

Derivable forms: makhānalaḥ (मखानलः).

Makhānala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms makha and anala (अनल). See also (synonyms): makhāgni.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Makhānala (मखानल).—m.

(-laḥ) Sacrificial-fire. E. makha and anala fire.

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