caru चरु

Definition: Designates a ‘kettle’ or ‘pot’ from the Rigveda onwards. It had a lid (apidhāηa) and hooks (aηka) by which it could be hung over a fire. It was made of iron or bronze (ayasmaya). The word is also secondarily used4 to denote the contents of the pot, the mess of grain which was cooked in it.

Dictionary: vedic_index
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