Medahpucchaka, Medaḥpucchaka, Medah-pucchaka: 2 definitions
Medahpucchaka 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Medahpuchchhaka.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume I
Medaḥpucchaka (मेदःपुच्छक)—Sanskrit word for the animal “fat-tailed sheep” or “Turkish sheep”. This animal is from the group called Grāmya (‘domestic animals’). Grāmya itself is a sub-group of the group of animals known as Jāṅghala (living in high ground and in a jungle).
The flesh of the Medapuchcha is aphrodisiac and has properties similar to those of mutton.
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Medaḥpucchaka (मेदःपुच्छक):—[=medaḥ-pucchaka] [from medaḥ > med] m. the fat-tailed sheep, [Suśruta]
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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