Mallikakhya, aka: Mallikākhya, Mallika-akhya, Mallikākhyā; 1 Definition(s)


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Mallikākhya (मल्लिकाख्य).—

1) A kind of goose with brown legs and bill; एतस्मिन् मदकलमल्लिकाक्षपक्षव्याधूतस्फुरदुरुदण्डपुण्डरीकाः (etasmin madakalamallikākṣapakṣavyādhūtasphuradurudaṇḍapuṇḍarīkāḥ) (bhuvo vibhāgāḥ) U.1.31; Māl.9.14.

2) a particular breed of horses (with white spots on the eyes). पद्मपत्र- निभांश्चाश्वान् मल्लिकाक्षान् स्वलंकृतान् (padmapatra- nibhāṃścāśvān mallikākṣān svalaṃkṛtān) Mb.7.23.6.

-kṣī a female dog (with white spots on the eyes).

Derivable forms: mallikākhyaḥ (मल्लिकाख्यः), mallikākhyaḥ (मल्लिकाख्यः).

Mallikākhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mallika and ākhya (आख्य). See also (synonyms): mallikākṣa.

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Mallikākhyā (मल्लिकाख्या).—a kind of jasmine.

Mallikākhyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mallika and ākhyā (आख्या).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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