शणम् Hemp. -Comp. -तान्तव a. made of hempen string; वैश्यस्य शणतान्तवी (मेखला) Ms.2.42. -पट्टः hempen bandage. -सूत्रम् 1 a hempen cord or string; शणसूत्रमयं राज्ञः (उपवीतम्) Ms.2.44. -2 a net made of hemp. -3 cordage.
Denotes a kind of ‘hemp’ (Cannabis sativa or Crotolaria juncea). It is mentioned in the Atharvaveda as growing in the forest, and as used like the Jañgida as a remedy against Viçkandha. It also occurs in the Satapatha Brāhmana.
noun (masculine neuter) a kind of hemp (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an arrow (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Cannabis Sativa (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Crotolaria Juncea (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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