Sarpadamshtra, Sarpadaṃṣṭrā, Sarpa-damshtra: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Sarpadaṃṣṭrā can be transliterated into English as Sarpadamstra or Sarpadamshtra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sarpadaṃṣṭrā (सर्पदंष्ट्रा).—

1) a snake's fang.

2) Croton Polyandrum (dantī).

Sarpadaṃṣṭrā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarpa and daṃṣṭrā (दंष्ट्रा).

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

Sarpadaṃṣṭra (सर्पदंष्ट्र).—m.

(-ṣṭraḥ) 1. A snake’s tooth. 2. A plant, commonly Danti, (Croton polyandrum.) f.

(-ṣṭrā) A plant, (Tragia involucrata.) E. sarpa, daṃṣṭra a tooth.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Sarpadaṃṣṭra (सर्पदंष्ट्र):—[=sarpa-daṃṣṭra] [from sarpa] m. a sn°’s fang, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] Croton Polyandrum or Tiglium, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Sarpadaṃṣṭrā (सर्पदंष्ट्रा):—[=sarpa-daṃṣṭrā] [from sarpa-daṃṣṭra > sarpa] f. Tragia Involucrata, [ib.]

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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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