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adhvaryum. one who institutes an adhvara- any officiating priest View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
adhvaryum. a priest of a particular class (as distinguished from the hotṛ-,the udgātṛ-,and the brahman-classes. The adhvaryu- priests"had to measure the ground, to build the altar, to prepare the sacrificial vessels, to fetch wood and water, to light the fire, to bring the animal and immolate it";whilst engaged in these duties, they had to repeat the hymns of the yajur-veda-, hence that veda- itself is also called adhvaryu-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
adhvaryum. plural (adhvaryavas-) the adherents of the yajur-veda- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
adhvaryuf. (us-) the wife of an adhvaryu- priest View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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adhvaryu adhvar-yú, m. officiating priest, vii. 103, 8.
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adhvaryu m. priest performing the practical work of the sacrifice; priest versed in the Yagur-veda.
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adhvaryu In one passage of the Rigveda Hillebrandt thinks that the five Adhvaryus who are mentioned do not designate actual priests, but refer to the five planets which move about in the heavens like the Adhvaryu priests on the sacrificial ground. See also Graha.
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adhvaryu noun (masculine) a priest of a particular class (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
one who institutes an Adhvara any officiating priest (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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