Varahakarnika, aka: Varaha-karnika, Varāhakarṇikā; 2 Definition(s)


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Varāhakarṇikā (वराहकर्णिका).—a kind of missile.

Varāhakarṇikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms varāha and karṇikā (कर्णिका).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Varāhakarṇikā (वराहकर्णिका).—f.

(-kā) A kind of missile weapon.

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