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 Plant namedantī
 Latin nameBaliospermum montanum Müll.Arg. - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Baliospermum axillare Blume
 Sanskrit namedantī, dantikā
 Hindi namedantī
 Tamil namenākatanti
 Malayalam namenāgadanti, danti
 Search occurrencedantī, dantikā, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 468)
danta, m. (fr. &) = dat, RV. vi, 75, 11, AV. &c. (n., R. vi, 82, 28; ifc., al [Kathās. xxi Caurap.] or ī [MBh. ix, Mṛicch. x, 13, VarBṛS. Ghaṭ.], Pāṇ. 4-1, 55); the number 32 Gaṇit.; an elephant's tusk, ivory, MBh., R. &c. [468,3]; the point (of an arrow? atharī), RV. iv, 6, 8; the peak or ridge of a mountain, Haravij. iv, 32 Dharmaśarm. vii, 32; an arbour, Śiś. iv, 40; a pin used in playing a lute, Haravij. i, 9; (ī), f. = -tikā, Suśr., VarBṛS.; (in music) N. of a composition; cf. ibha-dantā; kuDmala- and krUra-a-dantī &c.

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