Paryacanta, Paryācānta: 4 definitions
Paryacanta 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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Paryācānta (पर्याचान्त).—Food left by a person after sipping; Ms.4.212.
Derivable forms: paryācāntam (पर्याचान्तम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Paryācānta (पर्याचान्त) or Paryyācānta.—mfn.
(-ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) Sipped, (as water, to rince the mouth whilst eating.) E. pari, and ācānta sipped.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Paryācānta (पर्याचान्त).—(anna) [neuter] food left by a person who has rinsed his mouth prematurely.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Paryācānta (पर्याचान्त):—[=pary-ācānta] mfn. (√cam) sipped prematurely (as water in ācamana q.v.)
2) [v.s. ...] n. (with annam) food left by a person after sipping, [Manu-smṛti iv, 212.]
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