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 Plant namekarkandhu
 Latin nameZiziphus oenoplia (L.) Mill. - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Rhamnus oenoplia L.
 Sanskrit namekarkandhu
 Hindi namemakkāy
 Tamil namecūraiyilantai, cūraimuḷḷu
 Malayalam nametuṭali, ceṛiyalanta, tuṭari
 English nameJackal jujube
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 256)
karkandhu, us, ūs mf. (fr. karka and √dhā Comm. on Uṇ. i, 95; according to others fr. karka and andhu, "a well"), Zizyphus Jujuba; (u) n. the fruit of this tree, the jujube berry, VS.; ŚBr.; KātyŚr.; Suśr. &c.; (us) m. a well without water, one dried up, Comm. on Uṇ. i, 28; N. of a man, RV. i, 112, 6; (ūs), f. a term or name applied to a fetus which is ten days old, BhP. iii, 31, 2.

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