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वनस्पति

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit वनस्पति (vanaspati).

NounEdit

वनस्पति (vanaspatim (Urdu spelling ونسپت‎)

  1. plant, vegetation
  2. vegetable

SynonymsEdit


SanskritEdit

 
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NounEdit

वनस्पति (vánaspátim

  1. ‘king of the wood’, a forest tree (esp. a large tree bearing fruit apparently without blossoms, as several species of the fig, the jack tree etc., but also applied to any tree).
  2. stem, trunk, beam, timber, post (esp. the sacrificial post).
  3. ‘lord of plants’, the सोम (soma) plant.(clarification of this definition is needed)
  4. the Indian fig-tree, Bignonia suaveolens
  5. an offering made to the sacrificial post.
  6. anything made of wood (esp. particular parts of a car or carriage, a wooden drum, a wooden amulet, a block on which criminals are executed, a coffin etc.).
  7. an ascetic.
  8. Name of Vishnu.
  9. Name of a son of (clarification of this definition is needed) घृत-पृष्ठ (ghṛta-pṛṣṭha).
  10. (dual) pestle and mortar.

NounEdit

वनस्पति (vanaspatif

  1. Name of a गन्धर्वी (gandharvī).(clarification of this definition is needed)

NounEdit

वनस्पति (vanaspatin

  1. Name of the वर्ष (varṣa) ruled by वनस्-पति (vanas-pati).(clarification of this definition is needed)

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899