Shirapatra, aka: Śirāpatra, Shira-patra, Sirāpatra; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Śirāpatra can be transliterated into English as Sirapatra or Shirapatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Śirāpatra (शिरापत्र).—the wood-apple.

Derivable forms: śirāpatraḥ (शिरापत्रः).

Śirāpatra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śirā and patra (पत्र).

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Sirāpatra (सिरापत्र).—the sacred fig-tree.

Derivable forms: sirāpatraḥ (सिरापत्रः).

Sirāpatra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sirā and patra (पत्र).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śirāpatra (शिरापत्र).—m.

(-traḥ) The elephant or wood apple, (Feronia elephantium.) E. śirā a vein, and patra leaf.

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