Vidhavagamin, Vidhavāgāmin, Vidhava-gamin: 2 definitions

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Vidhavagamin 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vidhavāgāmin (विधवागामिन्).—m. one who has sexual intercourse with a widow.

Vidhavāgāmin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vidhavā and gāmin (गामिन्).

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

Vidhavāgāmin (विधवागामिन्).—m. (-mī) One who has intercourse with a widow. E. vidhavā and gāmin who approaches, (carnally.)

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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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