Ushtragriva, aka: Uṣṭragrīva, Ushtra-griva; 2 Definition(s)

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Ushtragriva 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 Uṣṭragrīva can be transliterated into English as Ustragriva or Ushtragriva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Uṣṭragrīva (उष्ट्रग्रीव).—piles.

Derivable forms: uṣṭragrīvaḥ (उष्ट्रग्रीवः).

Uṣṭragrīva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uṣṭra and grīva (ग्रीव). See also (synonyms): uṣṭraśirodhara.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uṣṭragrīva (उष्ट्रग्रीव).—m.

(-vaḥ) Hemorrhoids. E. uṣṭra and grīvā the neck.

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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