Yuthapati, aka: Yutha-pati, Yūthapati; 1 Definition(s)

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[Yuthapati in Sanskrit glossaries]

Yūthapati (यूथपति).—

1) the leader of a troop or band.

2) the head of a flock or herd (usually of elephants), a lordly elephant; मृगेन्द्रविक्रीडितयूथपा इव (mṛgendravikrīḍitayūthapā iva) Bhāg.4.1.2; गजयूथप यूथिकाशबलकेशी (gajayūthapa yūthikāśabalakeśī) V.4.46.

Derivable forms: yūthapatiḥ (यूथपतिः).

Yūthapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yūtha and pati (पति). See also (synonyms): yūthanātha, yūthapa.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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