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 Plant namemadhuka
 Latin nameMadhuca indica Gmel. - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Madhuca latifolia (Roxb.) McBride, Bassia latifolia Roxb.
 Sanskrit namemadhūka, madhuka
 Prakrit namemahūa
 Hindi namemahvā, mohvā
 Bengali namemahuẏā, maul, mauā
 Tamil nameiluppai, kāṭṭiruppai
 Malayalam nameilippa, irippa
 English nameButter tree
 Search occurrencemadhuka, madhūka, madhuka, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 781)
madhuka, (ifc.) = madhu g. ura-ādi; mfn. honey-coloured (only in -locana, "having honey-coloured eyes", N. of Siva) MBh.; sweet (in taste) W.; mellifluous, melodious ib.; m. a species of tree R. Var. (Bassia Latifolia or Jonesia Asoka L.); Parra jacana or Goensis L.; liquorice L. (cf. n.); a kind of bard or panegyrist L.; the son of a Maitreya and a married Āyogavī L.; (madh-) N. of a man ŚBr.; (ā) f. Menispermum Glabrum L.; Glycyrrhiza Glabra L.; black Panic L.; N. of a river VP.; n. liquorice Suśr. (cf. m.); old honey L.; tin L.

Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 781)
madhūka, m. (fr. madhu) a bee ŚāṅkhGṛ.; Bassia latifolia (from the blossoms and seeds of which arrac is distilled and oil extracted) ib. MBh. Kāv. &c.; n. the blossoms or fruit of Bassia latifolia, L.; liquorice, L.; bees-wax, L.

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