चञ्चु a. [चञ्च्-उन्] 1 Celebrated, renowned, known. -2 Clever (as अक्षरचञ्चु); ओष्ठेन रामो रामोष्ठबिम्बचुम्बनचञ्चुता Śi.2.14; see चुञ्चु. -ञ्चुः 1 A deer. -2 N. of a casteroil plant (Mar. रक्त एरंड). -ञ्चुः, -ञ्चूः f. A beak, bill. -Comp. -पुटः, -टम् the bill of a bird when shut; चञ्चूपुटं चपलयन्ति चकोरपोताः R. G.; Bv.2.99; अमोचि चञ्चूपुटमौनमुद्रा विहायसा तेन विहस्य भूयः N.3.99; नुनुदे ननु कण्डुपण्डितः पटुचञ्चूपुटकोटिकुट्टनैः N.2.4; व्यलिखच्चञ्चुपुटेन पक्षती 2.2; Amaru.13. -प्रहारः a peck with the beak. -भृत् -मत्, m. a bird. -सूचिः the tailor bird.
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