Oshadhidhara, Oṣadhidhara, Oshadhi-dhara, Oṣadhīdhara: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit terms Oṣadhidhara and Oṣadhīdhara can be transliterated into English as Osadhidhara or Oshadhidhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Oṣadhidhara (ओषधिधर) or Oṣadhīdhara (ओषधीधर).—

1) a dealer in medicinal drugs.

2) a physician.

3) the moon; अमृतद्रवैर्विदधदब्ज- दृशामपमार्गमोषधिपतिः स्म करैः (amṛtadravairvidadhadabja- dṛśāmapamārgamoṣadhipatiḥ sma karaiḥ) Śi.9.36 (where it means 'physician' also).

4) The Soma plant.

5) Camphor.

Derivable forms: oṣadhidharaḥ (ओषधिधरः), oṣadhīdharaḥ (ओषधीधरः).

Oṣadhidhara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms oṣadhi and dhara (धर). See also (synonyms): oṣadhipati.

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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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