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 Plant namekadalī
 Latin nameMusa paradisiaca L. - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Musa sapientum L.
 Sanskrit namekadalī
 Prakrit namekayalī, kelī
 Hindi namekelā
 Bengali namekalā, kalāgāch
 Tamil namekataḷivāḻai, namaraivāḵai, lāṭaṉ, vāḵai
 Malayalam namekadaḷivāḻa, kṣētrakadaḷi
 English nameBanana plant, Plantain
 Search occurrencekadalī, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 248)
kadala, as, ī (ā L.) mf. the plantain or banana tree, Musa Sapientum (its soft, perishable stem is a symbol of frailty) Suśr. R. Megh.; (ā) f. N. of several plants (Pistia Stratiotes, Bombax Heptaphyllum, Calosanthes Indica) L.; (ī) f. the plantain tree Bhpr.; a kind of deer (the hide of which is used as a seat) MBh. Suśr.; a flag, banner, flag carried by an elephant L.; (am) n. the banana Suśr. f. (see kandalī).

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