Vyaghrapuccha, Vyāghrapuccha, Vyaghra-puccha: 2 definitions


Vyaghrapuccha 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Vyaghrapuchchha.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vyāghrapuccha (व्याघ्रपुच्छ).—the castor-oil plant.

Derivable forms: vyāghrapucchaḥ (व्याघ्रपुच्छः).

Vyāghrapuccha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vyāghra and puccha (पुच्छ). See also (synonyms): vyāghradala.

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

Vyāghrapuccha (व्याघ्रपुच्छ).—m.

(-cchaḥ) The castor-oil tree, (Palma Christi, or Ricinus communis.) E. vyāghra a tiger, and puccha a tail.

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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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