Denotes the berry of the A brus precatorius, used as a weight according to the later authorities, one Māsa (‘ bean ’) being equated to four Krsnalas. In the sense of a weight it occurs in the Taittirīya and other Samhitās, and later.
noun (masculine neuter) a coin of the same weight (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a piece of gold of the same weight (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the black berry of the plant Abrus precatorius used as a weight (the average weight being between one and two grains) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (neuter) black salt (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
factitious salt (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
muriate of soda with a portion of sulphur and iron (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
kṛṣṇalavaṇa Frequency rank 14111/72933
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