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 Plant nameakṣa
 Latin nameTerminalia bellirica (Gaertn.) Roxb. - please click to view full record
 Sanskrit namevibhītaka, akṣa
 Hindi namebaheḍā, bhairā
 Bengali namebaheṛā, baẏṛā
 Tamil nametāṉṟikkāy, tāṉṉi
 Malayalam nametānni, tānnikka
 English nameBeleric myrobalan, bastard myrobalan
 Search occurrencevibhītaka, akṣa, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
 Encyclopedias &

Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 3)
1. akṣa, as, m. an axle, axis (in this sense also am, n., L.); a wheel, car, cart; the beam of a balance or string which holds the pivot of the beam; a snake, L.; terrestrial latitude (cf. -karṇa, -bhā, -bhāga); the collar-bone, ŚBr.; the temporal bone, Yājñ.; N. of a measure (= 104 aṅgula); [cf. Lat. axis; Gk. ---; Old Germ. ahsa; Mod. Germ. Achse; Lith. assis.]
2. akṣa, as, m. (√ 1. Uṇ.) a die for gambling; a cube; a seed of which rosaries are made (cf. indrākṣa, rudrākṣa); the Eleocarpus Ganitrus, producing that seed; a weight called karṣa, equal to 16 māshas; Beleric Myrobalan (Terminalia Belerica), the seed of which is used as a die; a N. of the number 5; (am) n. sochal salt; blue vitriol (from its cube-like crystals), L.
3. akṣa, am, n. an organ of sense; sensual perception L.; (as) m. the soul, L.; knowledge, religious knowledge, L.; a lawsuit, L.; a person born blind, L.; N. of Garuḍa, L.; of a son of Rāvaṇa; of a son of Nara, &c.

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