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 Plant namedarbha
 Latin nameDesmostachya bipinnata (L.) Stapf - please click to view full record
 Sanskrit namekuśa, darbha
 Hindi namedab, davolī
 Tamil nametarpaippul
 Malayalam namedaṛbha, daṛbhappullu
 Search occurrencekuśa, darbha, daṛbha, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 470)
darbha, m. (2. dRbh) a tuft or bunch of grass (esp. of Kuśa grass; used for sacrificial purposes), RV. i, 191, 3, AV. &c.; N. of a grass (different from Kuśa and Kāśa, Suśr. i, 38; Saccharum cylindricum, W.), Lalit. xvii, 89, Suśr.; (Pāṇ. 4-1, 102; g. kurv-Adi v.l.) N. of a man Pravar. ii, 3, 1 (ĀśvGṛ. Kāty. &c.); 'of a prince' see dambha.

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