m.Name of a river (now called the Betwa, which, rising among the vindhya- hills in the Bhopal State and following a north-easterly direction for about 360 miles, falls into the Jumna below Hamirpur) etc.
वेत्रः त्रम् [अज्-त्रल् वीभावः Uṇ.4.166] 1 The cane, ratan; सकष्टकान् कीचकवेणुवेत्रवम् Bhāg.8.2.2; the bamboo; Ki.15.18. -2 A stick, staff, particularly the staff of a doorkeeper; वामप्रकोष्ठार्पितहेमवेत्रः Ku.3.41. -3 N. of the demon वृत्र; L. D. B. -4 the tube of a flute. -Comp. -आसनम् a cane-seat. -धरः, -धारकः 1 a door-keeper. -2 a mace-bearer, staff-bearer. -पट्टिका a mat. -यष्टिः, -लता f. a staff of reed; आचार इत्यवहितेन मया गृहीता या वेत्रयष्टिरवरोधगृहेषु राज्ञः Ś.5.3. -वल्ली an excellent
bamboo plant supposed to yield a pearl; मौक्तिकं वेत्रवल्लीव राकेव रजनीपातम् Bm.1.451. -हन् m. an epithet of Indra.
m. n. kind of large reed (for making sticks); cane, staff: -grahana, n. (holding the staff), office of a door-keeper: â, f. female door-keeper; -yashti, f. cane staff; -latâ, f. id.: -maya, a. made of canes;-vat, a. containing or consisting of cane; m. N. of a mythical being, son of Pûshan: -î, f. female door-keeper; N. of a tributary of the Yamunâ.
noun (neuter) a cane (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
staff (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
staff of a door-keeper (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the rod or mace of an officer (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the tube of a flute (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (masculine neuter) a kind of large reed (used for making sticks) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Calamus rotang Linn. (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Calamus roxburghii Griff.
Calamus tenuis Roxb. (Surapāla (1988), 219) Frequency rank 6360/72933
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