Ucchishtabhojin, Ucchiṣṭabhojin, Ucchishta-bhojin: 5 definitions


Ucchishtabhojin 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.

The Sanskrit term Ucchiṣṭabhojin can be transliterated into English as Ucchistabhojin or Ucchishtabhojin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Uchchhishtabhojin.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ucchiṣṭabhojin (उच्छिष्टभोजिन्).—a. one who eats the leavings of another or eats the leavings of offerings to gods (as an attendant upon an idol). चिकित्सिकस्य क्रूरस्योच्छिष्टभोजिनः (cikitsikasya krūrasyocchiṣṭabhojinaḥ) Manusmṛti 4.212.

Ucchiṣṭabhojin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ucchiṣṭa and bhojin (भोजिन्). See also (synonyms): ucchiṣṭabhojana, ucchiṣṭabhoktṛ.

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

Ucchiṣṭabhojin (उच्छिष्टभोजिन्).—mfn. (-jī-jinī-ji) Who eats the remains of a meal. E. ucchiṣṭa and bhojin who eats.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ucchiṣṭabhojin (उच्छिष्टभोजिन्).—[adjective] eater of leavings.

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

Ucchiṣṭabhojin (उच्छिष्टभोजिन्):—[=uc-chiṣṭa-bhojin] [from uc-chiṣṭa > uc-chiṣ] mfn. wax, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ucchiṣṭabhojin (उच्छिष्टभोजिन्):—[ucchiṣṭa-bhojin] (jī-jinī-ji) a. Eating orts or what is left.

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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 (even English!). 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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