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 Plant nameaghorī
 Latin nameFlacourtia indica Merr. - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Flacourtia ramontchi L'Hér.
 Sanskrit nameaghorī
 Hindi namekāñcū, bilānagrā
 Tamil namecottaikkalā, mālukkārai
 Malayalam nameaghōrī, muḷḷuḷḷakaṭṭa
 English nameGovernor's plum, Madagascar plum
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 Encyclopedias &

Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 7)
aghora, mfn. not terrific, m. a euphemistic title of Śiva; a worshipper of Śiva and Durgā; (ā), f. the fourteenth day of the dark half of Bhādra, which is sacred to Śiva.

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