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 Plant nameśigru
 Latin nameMoringa oleifera Lam. - please click to view full record
 Sanskrit nameśigru, śobhāñjana
 Hindi namesahijan, munaganā
 Tamil namemuruṅkai
 Malayalam namemuriṅṅa
 English nameHorse-radish tree, Drumstick tree
 Search occurrenceśigru, śobhāñjana, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 1071)
śigru, m. (of unknown derivation) Moringa Pterygosperma (a kind of horse-radish = śobhāñjana; the root and leaves and flowers are eaten), Yājñ.; Suśr. &c.; N. of a man g. bidādi; pl. N. of a people, RV.; n. the seed of the above tree, Kauś.; Car.; any potherb or vegetable, L.

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