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 Plant namenyagrodha
 Latin nameFicus benghalensis L. - please click to view full record
 Sanskrit namenyagrodha, vaṭa
 Prakrit nameṇaggoha, ṇiggoha
 Hindi namebaṭ, bargad
 Bengali namebaṭ
 Tamil nameālamaram, pērāl
 Malayalam namepērāl, vaṭavṛkṣam
 English nameIndian banyan
 Search occurrencenyagrodha, vaṭa , in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 571)
m. (rudh = ruh), ”growing downwards” the Banyan or Indian fig-tree, Ficus indica (it belongs to the kṣīra-vṛkṣas q.v.; fibres descend from its branches to the earth and there take root and form new stems) AV. &c. &c.; Prosopis spicigera or Mimosa suma, L.; a fathom (measured by the arms extended), L.; N. of a son of Kṛishṇa BhP.; of a son of Ugra-sena (also -dhaka) Hariv. Pur.; of a Brāhman, a monastery and a village Lalit.; (ā) f. Salvinia cucullata or some other plant Car.; (i or -dhikā) f. id., L.; -kṣīra n. the milky juice of the Indian fig-tree Suśr.; -parimaṇḍala mfn. being a fathom in circumference MatsyaP.; -la-tā f. the having a waist like a fig-tree, (with Buddh. one of the 32 signs of perfection Dharmas. 83); (ā) f. an elegant woman, L.; -pāda m. N. of a man; -dhaka mfn. g. ṛṣyādi (cf. also above); -dhika, and -dhin mfn. g. kumudādi and prekṣādi.

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