viṭa विट

Definition: m. (derivation doubtful) a voluptuary, sensualist, bon-vivant, boon-companion, rogue, knave etc. (in the drama, especially in the mṛcchakaṭikā-, he is the companion of a dissolute prince and resembles in some respects the vidūṣaka-, being generally represented as a parasite on familiar terms with his associate, but at the same time accomplished in the arts of poetry, music, and singing; in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' a term of reproach gaRa khasūcy-ādi- also "the keeper of a prostitute;a catamite;a mouse;Acacia Catechu;the orange tree;a kind of salt; equals prāñcalloha-[?]; equals viṭapa-Name of a mountain ")


Dictionary: Monier-Williams
Literary Sources: Ka1v., Ra1jat., Katha1s., Gan2ar., L.
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