Mapashtaka, Mapaṣṭaka: 2 definitions



Mapashtaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Mapaṣṭaka can be transliterated into English as Mapastaka or Mapashtaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Mapashtaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mapaṣṭaka (मपष्टक).—A kind of bean.

Derivable forms: mapaṣṭakaḥ (मपष्टकः).

See also (synonyms): mapaṣṭa, mapuṣṭa, mapuṣṭaka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mapaṣṭaka (मपष्टक):—m. a kind of bean, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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 (even English!). 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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