रम्भा 1 A plantain tree; विजितरम्भमूरुद्वयम् Gīt. 1; पिबोरु रम्भातरुपीवरोरु N.22.43;2.37. -2 N. of Gaurī. -3 N. of an apsaras, wife of Nalakūbara and considered as the most beautiful woman in the paradise of Indra; तरुमूरुयुगेन सुन्दरी किमु रम्भां परिणाहिना परम् । तरुणीमपि जिष्णुरेव तां धनदापत्यतपः फल- स्तनीम् ॥ N.2.37. -4 A harlot. -5 Sounding, roaring. -6 the lowing of cows. -7 A kind of rice. -Comp. -ऊरु a. (-रु or -रू f.) having thighs like the interior of a plantain tree, i. e. full, round, and hence lovely; रम्भोरूरवतरितुं सरस्यनिच्छुः Śi.8.19; R.6.35. -Comp. -तृतीया N. of the 3rd day of the bright half of मार्गशीर्ष (ज्येष्ठ ?) and the observance of the day.
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