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 Plant namekarīra
 Latin nameCapparis decidua (Forssk.) Edgew. - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Sodada decidua Forssk.
 Sanskrit namekarīra
 Hindi namekarīr, kurel
 Tamil nameceṅkam, cirakkali
 Malayalam namekarimuḷḷi, karimuḷḷu
 English nameCaper plant
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 255)
karīra, as, am, m. n. the shoot of a bamboo, Suśr.; Hcat.; (as), m. a water-jar, L.; Capparis Aphylla (a thorny plant growing in deserts and fed upon by camels), Śbr.; MBh.; Suśr.; (ā or ī), f. the root of an elephant’s tusk, L.; a cricket, small grasshopper, L.; (am), n. the fruit of Capparis Aphylla.

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