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 Plant namecaṇaka
 Latin nameCicer arietinum L. - please click to view full record
 Sanskrit namecaṇaka
 Hindi namecanā, cunnā, buṭ
 Tamil namekaṭalai
 Malayalam namekaṭala
 English nameBengal gram, Chick pea
 Search occurrencecaṇaka, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 383)
caṇaka, m. the chick-pea, Suśr., VarBṛS. xv, f., Pañcat., Kathās.; N. of Cāṇakya's father, L.; of a village HPariś. viii, 194; (ā), f. linseed, L.; (ikā), f. a kind of grass (kSetra-jā, go-dugdhā, su-nIlā, himā), L.

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