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 Latin nameStrychnos potatorum L.f.
 Identified with (Skt)kataka, ambuprasāda
 Identified with (Hin)nirmalī, nelmal
 Identified with (Tam)tēṟṟā (maram ), tēṟṟāṅkoṭṭai
 Identified with (Mal)tēṟṟāmaram, tēṟṟāmparal
 Identified with (Eng)Clearing nut tree, Clearing nut
 Search occurrencekataka, ambuprasāda, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 83)
ambuprasāda, m. or ambuprasādana, n. the clearing nut tree, Strychnos Potatorum (the nuts of this plant are generally used in India for purifying water [cf. Mn. vi, 67]; they are rubbed upon the inner surface of a vessel, and so precipitate the impurities of the fluid it contains).

Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 246)
kataka, m. Strychnos Potatorum or the clearing nut plant (its seeds rubbed upon the inside of water-jars precipitate the earthy particles in the water W.), Mn. vi, 67; Suśr.; N. of a commentator on the Rāmāyaṇa.

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