शूकः कम् 1 The awn of barley &c., beard. -2 A bristle; वृतं च खलु शूकैः Bv.1.24. -3 Point, tip, sharp end; शालिशूकनिभाभासं प्रासूतेमं तदाञ्जना Rām.7.35.21. -4 Tenderness, compassion. -5 A kind of poisonous insect. -6 The bristle or sharp hair of insects. -7 Ferment, yeast. -का 1 A Mucuna Pruritus (Mar. कुहिली). -2 Grief; L. D. B. -Comp. -कीटः, -कीटकः a kind of insect or worm covered with bristles. -धान्यम् any awned grain (as barely). -पिण्डिः, -ण्डी, -शिखा the pointed beared of corn; निविशते यदि शूकशिखा पदे सृजति सा कयतीमिव न व्यथाम् N.4.11. -शिम्बा, -शिम्बिका, -शिम्बी cowach (कपिकञ्छु). Mucuna Pruritus (Mar. कुहिली).
noun (masculine neuter) a bristle (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
compassion (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
pity (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
spicule (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
spike (esp. the bristle or sharp hair of insects etc.) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the awn of grain (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the sheath or calyx of a bud (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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