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 Plant nametvak
 Latin nameCinnamomum verum J.Presl - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume
 Sanskrit nametvak, dārusitā
 Hindi namedālcīni, dārucīni
 Tamil nameilavaṅkam, karuvā
 Malayalam nameilavaṅgam, elavaṅgam, kaṛuva, vayaṇa
 English nameCinnamon
 Search occurrencetvak, dārusitā, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 463)
tvac, f. skin (of men, serpents &c.), hide (of goats, cows &c.), RV. &c. (kRSNa), the black man', i, 130, 8); a cow's hide (used in pressing out the Soma), i, iii, ix, VS. xix, 82; a leather bag, RV. v, 33, 7; (fig. 'a cloud') i & ix; bark, rind, peel, RV. &c.; Cassia bark, VarBṛS. lxxvii, 6; 12; 24; 32; cinnamon, cinnamon tree, L.; a cover (of a horse), RV. viii, 1, 32; surface (of the earth), i, 145, 5; x, 68, 4, AV. vi, 21, 1 TBr. i, 5, 5, 4; with kRSNa or asiknī, 'the black cover', darkness, RV. ix, 41, 1 and 73, 5; a mystical N. of the letter ya, RāmatUp. i, 77.

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