Prishthacakshus, aka: Pṛṣṭhacakṣus, Prishtha-cakshus; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Pṛṣṭhacakṣus can be transliterated into English as Prsthacaksus or Prishthacakshus, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Prishthachakshus.

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Pṛṣṭhacakṣus (पृष्ठचक्षुस्).—m. a crab.

Pṛṣṭhacakṣus is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pṛṣṭha and cakṣus (चक्षुस्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pṛṣṭhacakṣus (पृष्ठचक्षुस्).—m.

(-kṣuḥ) A crab. According to Vachaspatya:—A bear. E. pṛṣṭha the back, and cakṣus the eye.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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