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 Plant namesevya
 Latin nameVetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash. - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Andropogon muricatus Retz., Phalaris zizanioides L., Andropogon zizanioides Urb., Anatherum zizanioides Hitchc. & Chase
 Sanskrit nameuśīra, sevya, sugandhimūla
 Prakrit nameusīra, osīra
 Hindi namekhas
 Bengali namebeṇā, gandhabeṇā, gandhamūl, khaskhas, khaśkhaś
 Tamil nameveṭṭivēr, viraṇam
 Malayalam namerāmaccam
 English nameKhus grass, Cuscus grass, Vetiver
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 1247)
sevya, mfn. to be resorted to or frequented or inhabited by (gen.) Hariv. Pañcat. Kathās.; to be followed (as a path) Rājat.; to be approached Cāṇ.; to be waited upon or served or obeyed, a master (as opp. to "a servant") R. Kālid. &c.; to be honoured, honourable Yājñ. MBh. &c.; to be enjoyed carnally Subh.; to be practised or used or employed MBh. R. &c.; to be studied Cat.; to be kept or hoarded Hit.; to be taken care of or guarded W.; m. the Aśvattha tree, Ficus Religiosa L.; Barringtonia Acutangula L.; a sparrow L.; an intoxicating drink made from the blossoms of the Bassia Latifolia L.; (ā) f. the parasitical plant Vandā L.; Emblic Myrobolam L.; a kind of wild grain or rice L.; (am) n. the root of Andropogon Muricatus Suśr.; red sandal-wood L.; sea-salt L.; the thick middle part of curds L.; water L.

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