Vaktrarandhra, aka: Vaktra-randhra; 2 Definition(s)

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Vaktrarandhra (वक्त्ररन्ध्र).—the aperture of the mouth.

Derivable forms: vaktrarandhram (वक्त्ररन्ध्रम्).

Vaktrarandhra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaktra and randhra (रन्ध्र).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaktrarandhra (वक्त्ररन्ध्र).—n.

(-ndhraṃ) The aperture of the mouth.

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