Yavaphala, aka: Yava-phala; 2 Definition(s)


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Yavaphala (यवफल).—

1) a bamboo.

2) spikenard.

3) the Kuṭaja tree.

4) the Plakṣa tree.

5) an onion.

Derivable forms: yavaphalaḥ (यवफलः).

Yavaphala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yava and phala (फल).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yavaphala (यवफल).—m.

(-laḥ) 1. A bamboo. 2. Indian spikenard. 3. A medicinal plant. (Wrightea anti-dysenterica.) 4. An onion. E. yava barley, phala fruit.

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