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
(-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
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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