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 Plant namevrīhi
 Latin nameOryza sativa L. - please click to view full record
 Sanskrit namedhānya, vrīhi, śāli
 Hindi namedhān, cāval
 Tamil namearici, nel
 Malayalam namenellu, naveranellu, ari
 English namePaddy, Rice
 Search occurrencedhānya, vrīhi, śāli, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 1043)
vrīhi, m. (of doubtful derivation) rice pl. grains of rice (not mentioned in RV., but in RV. named together with yava, mātha, and tila; eight principal sorts are enumerated by native authorities), RV. &c. &c.; a field of rice, KātyŚr.; rice ripening in the rainy season, W.; any grain, L.

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