अब्ज a. [अप्सु जायते, जन्-ड] Born in or produced from water Ms.5.112. अब्जेषु चैव रत्नेषु 8.1 -ब्जः 1 The conch; गाण्डीवं व्याक्षिपत्पार्थः कृष्णो$प्यब्जमवादयत् Mb.7. 129.38. (n. also). -2 The moon. -3 Camphor. -4 N. of a tree, Barringtonia Acutangula (निचुल). -5 Dhanvantari, physician of the gods, said to be produced at the churning of the ocean along with other jewels. cf. अब्जस्तु निचुले शङ्खे पद्मे धन्वन्तरावपि । वैद्येन्दोरपि ... Nm. -ब्जम् 1 A lotus. -2 One thousand millions. -Comp. -कर्णिका the seed vessel of lotus. -जः, -भवः, -भूः, -योनिः epithets of Brahmā, (being supposed to have sprung from the lotus which arose form the navel of Viṣṇu) -कान्तः a class of ten-storyed buildings. Māna.28.18. -दृश्, -नयन, -नेत्र, -लोचन &c. a. lotuseyed, having large beautiful eyes. -बान्धवः 'a friend of lotuses,' the sun. -भोगः 1 the root of a lotus. -2. a cowrie (वराटक) as large as a conch. -वाहनः 'carrying the moon on his forehead,' epithet of Śiva. (-ना) 'having the lotus for her seat,' N. of Lakṣmī. -स्थितः N. of Brahmā. -हस्तः the sun (represented as holding a lotus in one hand).
noun (masculine) a son of Viśāla (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Dhanvantari (physician of the gods) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the conch (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the moon (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the tree Barringtonia Acutangula (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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