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 Plant namekumārī
 Latin nameAloe barbadensis Mill. - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Aloe vera L.
 Sanskrit namekumārī, ghṛtakumārī
 Hindi nameghīkumārī
 Tamil namekattaḷai, cirukattaḷai
 Malayalam namekaṟṟuvāḻa, kaṟṟārvāḻa
 English nameIndian aloe, Curacao aloe, Barbados aloe
 Search occurrencekumārī, ghṛtakumārī, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 292)
kumāra, m. (fr. 1. ku + mAra, mṛ ? 'easily dying'; fr. 2. kam Uṇ. iii, 138) a child, boy, youth; son, RV., AV. &c.; a prince, heir-apparent associated in the kingdom with the reigning monarch (especially in theatrical language), Ragh. Mālav. &c.; a groom, L.; N. of Skanda (or Kārittikeya q.v.; represented as a beautiful youth; also as the author of certain grammatical Sūtras cf. kalāpa; also as causing certain diseases, Suśr.), MBh., Hariv. &c.; N. of a son of Agni (who is the author of some Vedic hymns) RAnukr.; one of the nine names of Agni, ŚBr. vi; N. of a Prajāpati, VāyuP.; of Mañju-śrī, Buddh.; of a river, VP.; of the Sindhu river, L.; of the author of a Dharmaśāstra; of the attendant of the twelfth Arhat of the present Avasarpiṇī, Jain.; a parrot, L.; the tree Capparis trifoliata (cf. kumAraka); (ās), m. pl.N. of a people, MBh. ii, 1075 and 1870 (cf. kumAlaka); (ī), f. a young girl, one from ten to twelve years old, maiden, daughter, AV., AitBr. &c.; or (in the Tantras) any virgin up to the age of sixteen or before menstruation has commenced; N. of certain flags (set up along with Indra's banner), VarBṛS.; N. of the wife of Bhīma-sena (son of Parīkshit), MBh. i, 3796; of a daughter of Vasu-deva by Rohiṇī, Hariv. 1952; of Sītā (Rāma's wife), L.; of the goddess Durgā, Hariv. 9425; of Dākshāyaṇī (in Māyā-purī), MatsyaP.; of a metre (a kind of Śakvarī, consisting of four lines of sixteen syllables each); the bird commonly called Śyāmā, L.; the plant Aloe perfoliata, L.; the plant Clitoria ternatea (= a-parAjitā), L.; the plant Jasminum Sambac, L.; the plant commonly called bandhyA-karkoTakī, L.; the blossom of the plants Taruṇī and Modinī, L.; great cardamoms, L.; the most southerly of the nine portions of the known continent or of Jambū-dvīpa (the southern extremity of the peninsula, whence the modern name Cape Comorin [Kumārī]), W.; the central part of the universe (according to Hindū geography, Jambū-dvīpa or India), L.; N. of a river flowing from the mountain Śuktimat, MBh., Hariv., VP.; of another river, Hcat.; (when a name is given to a pupil to indicate his attachment to any particular master, kumArī may be prefixed to denote that the pupil's object is to gain the affections of the master's daughter e.g. kumArI-dAkSa q.v. s.v. kumArī); (am) n. N. of a Varsha governed by Kumāra (the son of Bhavya), VP.; pure gold, L.

Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 292)
kumārī, f. of -ra q.v.; (mfn.) desirous of a daughter, Pāṇ. 1-4, 3 Pat.

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