Ushtrakandi, Uṣṭrakāṇḍī, Ushtra-kandi: 3 definitions


Ushtrakandi 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 Uṣṭrakāṇḍī can be transliterated into English as Ustrakandi or Ushtrakandi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uṣṭrakāṇḍī (उष्ट्रकाण्डी).—A thistle dear to camels, Echinops echinatus (Mar. uṃṭakaṭārī).

Uṣṭrakāṇḍī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uṣṭra and kāṇḍī (काण्डी).

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

Uṣṭrakāṇḍī (उष्ट्रकाण्डी).—f. (-ṇḍī) A flower of a red colour.

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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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