Mallikaksha, aka: Mallikākṣa, Mallika-aksha; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Mallikākṣa can be transliterated into English as Mallikaksa or Mallikaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Mallikākṣa (मल्लिकाक्ष)—Sanskrit word for a bird “pochard” (Nyroca rufa), “white iris”. This animal is from the group called Plava (‘those which float’ or ‘those move about in large flocks’). Plava itself is a sub-group of the group of animals known as Ānupa (those that frequent marshy places).

Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume I
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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Mallikākṣa (मल्लिकाक्ष).—

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: mallikākṣaḥ (मल्लिकाक्षः), mallikākṣaḥ (मल्लिकाक्षः).

Mallikākṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mallika and akṣa (अक्ष). See also (synonyms): mallikākhya.

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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