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 Plant nameśāli
 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. 1068)
śāli, 2 m. (accord. to some also f.; for 1. see p. 1067, col. 2) rice (often varieties), any grain of a similar character to rice, Mn.; MBh. &c.; the civet-cat, pole-cat, Hcar. (?) L.; N. of a Yaksha (who was transformed into a lion; cf. śāli-vāhana below); pl. grains of rice, rice, R.

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