Mamsapitaka, aka: Māṃsapiṭaka, Mamsa-pitaka; 2 Definition(s)


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Māṃsapiṭaka (मांसपिटक).—

1) a basket of flesh.

2) a large quantity of flesh.

Derivable forms: māṃsapiṭakaḥ (मांसपिटकः), māṃsapiṭakam (मांसपिटकम्).

Māṃsapiṭaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms māṃsa and piṭaka (पिटक).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Māṃsapiṭaka (मांसपिटक).—mn.

(-kaḥ-kaṃ) A basket of flesh.

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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