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 Plant namemuñja
 Latin nameSaccharum arundinaceum Retz. - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Erianthus arundinaceus (Retz.) Jesw., Saccharum exaltatum Roxb., Saccharum procerum Roxb.
 Sanskrit namemuñja
 Hindi namerāmśar
 Tamil namemuñci, pāykkarimpu
 Malayalam nameama, ampoṭṭal, muññappullu, mēkhalappullu
 English nameDevil sugarcane, Reedy sugarcane, Pin reed grass
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 821)
muñja, m. "sounding, rustling (?)", a species of rush or sedge-like grass, Saccharum Sara or Munja (which grows to the height of 10 feet, and is used in basketwork) ŚBr. &c. &c.; the Brāhmanical girdle formed of Munja (cf. mauñja Mn. ii, 27, 42 &c.) an arrow(?) W.; N. of a king of Dhārā Daśar.; of a prince of Campā Piṅg. Sch.; of a man with the patr. Sāmaśirsvasa ShaḍvBr.; of a Brāhman MBh.; of various authors &c. Cat.; (ā) f. N. of a river VP.; = m. (see comp. below).

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