f. the berry of Abrus precatorius (averaging about 1 5/16 grains troy) or the artificial weight called after it (weighing about 2 3/16 grains, = 1/5 ādya-māṣaka- or māṣaka-, = 3 or 2 barley-corns, = 4 grains of rice, = 2 grains of wheat ;with physicians 7 guñjā-s = 1 mātha-, with lawyers 7 1/2 guñjā-s)
गुञ्जा [गुञ्ज्-अच्] 1 A small shrub of that name, bearing a red black berry; अन्तर्विषमया (for ˚य्यः) ह्येता बहिश्चैव मनोरमाः । गुञ्जाफलसमाकारा योषितः केन निर्मिताः ॥ Pt.1. 196; किं जातु गुञ्जाफलभूषणानां सुवर्णकारेण वनेचराणाम् Vikr.1.25. -2 A berry of this shrub used as a weight, measuring on an average 1 grains Troy, or an artificial weight called Gunja measuring about 2 grains. -3 Humming, a low murmuring sound. -4 a kettle-drum; ...गुञ्जा जुगुञ्जुः करघट्टिताः Bk.14.2. -5 A tavern. -6 Reflection, meditation. -7 A kind of plant with a poisonous root.
noun (feminine) Abrus precatorius Linn. (bearing a red and black berry which forms the smallest of the jeweller's weights) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a kettle-drum (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a kind of plant with a poisonous root (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a tavern (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
humming (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
meditation (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
reflection (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the berry of Abrus precatorius (averaging about 1 5/16 grains troy) or the artificial weight called after it (weighing about 2 3/16 grains) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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