द्रु m., n. [द्रवत्यूर्ध्वं द्रु-बा˚ -डु] 1 Wood. -2 Any instrument made of wood. -m 1 A tree; Ms.7.131. -2 A branch. -f. Motion. -Comp. -किलिमम् the Devadāru tree. -घणः 1 a mallet, wooden mace. -2 an iron weapon made like a carpenter's hammer. -3 an axe, a hatchet. -4 an epithet of Brahmā -घ्नी a hatchet. -नखः a thorn. -नस (णस) a. large-nosed. -न (ण) हः a scabbard; see द्रुणहः also. -पदम् Ved. a pillar (in general). -पदी 1 a splay-footed female. -2 a parasitical plant. -पाद a. large-footed. -सल्लकः a kind of tree (पियाल).
Denotes a vessel made of wood, and in particular the vessel used at the Soma sacrifice, perhaps, as Hillebrandt suggests, to catch the Soma juice when running through the sieve. In the Taittirīya Brāhmana the word simply means ‘wood.’
verb (class 1 ātmanepada) to attack (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to dissolve (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to flee (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to hasten (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to melt (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to run (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
(im Feuer) schmelzen Frequency rank 590/72933
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