Mandukaparna, Maṇḍūkaparṇā, Manduka-parna: 3 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Maṇḍūkaparṇā (मण्डूकपर्णा).—Name of several plants like मञ्जिष्ठा, ब्राह्मी (mañjiṣṭhā, brāhmī) etc.

Maṇḍūkaparṇā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms maṇḍūka and parṇā (पर्णा). See also (synonyms): maṇḍūkaparṇikā, maṇḍūkaparṇī.

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

Maṇḍūkaparṇa (मण्डूकपर्ण).—mf. (-rṇaḥ-rṇī) A plant, (Bignonia Indica.) f. (-rṇī) 1. Bengal madder, (Rubia Manjith.) 2. A plant, (Siphonanthus Indica.) 3. A sort of creeper, (Hydrocotyle Asiatica.) E. maṇḍūka a frog, and parṇa a leaf, compared to the animal in shape or colour.

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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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