Pancakapala, aka: Pāñcakapāla, Pañcakapāla, Pancan-kapala; 1 Definition(s)

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Pāñcakapāla (पाञ्चकपाल).—a. (- f.) Relating to an oblation offered in five cups (kapāla); P.IV.1.88. Patañ.

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Pañcakapāla (पञ्चकपाल).—a. prepared or offered in five cups.

Pañcakapāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pañcan and kapāla (कपाल).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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