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 Plant namemedā
 LanguageSanskrit
 Latin namePolygonatum cirrhifolium (Wall.) Royle - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Convallaria cirrhifolia Wall.
 Sanskrit namemedā
 Hindi namemedā
 Tamil namemētā
 Malayalam namemēda
 English nameMeda
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 832)
meda, m. fat (= medas), R.; Kām.; a species of plant (= alambuṣā), L.; a partic. mixed caste (the son of a Vaideha and a Kārāvara or a Nishāda female accord. to some "any person who lives by degrading occupations"), Mn.; MBh. &c.; N. of a serpent-demon, MBh.; (ā) f. a root resembling ginger (said to be one of the 8 principal medicines), Suśr.; (ī), f. g. gaurādi.


 
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