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Palāśikā, aka: Palāsika, Palasika, Palashika; 2 Definition(s)

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Palāśikā (पलाशिका) is another name (synonym) for Śaṭī, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Hedychium spicatum (spiked ginger lily). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 6.226-227), which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

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Palāsika, (adj.) (fr. palāsa1) 1. in cpd. paṇḍu° one who lives by eating withered leaves DA. I, 270, 271.—2. in cpd. eka° (upāhanā) (a shoe) with one lining (i.e. of leaves) Vin. I, 185 (=eka paṭala Bdhgh; see Vin. Texts II. 13). (Page 440)

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