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 Plant namemusalī
 Latin nameCurculigo orchioides Gaertn. - please click to view full record
 Sanskrit namemusalī
 Hindi namekālīmuslī, muslī
 Bengali nametālmūlī, tālī
 Tamil namenilappaṉaikkiḻaṅku, nilappaṉai
 Malayalam namenilappana, nelppana
 English nameBlack musale
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 824)
musala, m. n. (often spelt muśala or muSala; cf. Uṇ. i, 108 Sch.) a pestle, (esp.) a wooden pestle used for cleaning rice AV. &c, &c.; a mace, club Mn. MBh. &c. (cf. cakra-m-); the clapper of a bell Kathās.; a partic. surgical instrument Suśr.; a partic. constellation VarBṛS.; the 22nd astron. Yoga or division of the moon's path MW.; m. N. of a son of Viśāmitra MBh.; (ī) f. Curculigo Orclnoides L.; Salvinia Cucullata L.; a house-lizard L.; an alligator L.

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