उत्पल a. [उत्क्रान्तः पलं मांसम्] Fleshless, emaciated, lean. -ली A kind of cake made with unwinnowed corn. -लम् 1 A blue lotus, any lotus or water lily; नवावतारं कमलादिवोत्पलम् R.3.36,12.86; Me.26; नीलो- त्पलपत्रधारया Ś.1.18; so रक्त˚. -2 The plant Costus Speciosus (कोष्ठ). -3 A plant in general. -Comp. -अक्ष, -चक्षुस् a. lotus-eyed. -आभ a. lotus-like. -कोष्ठम् N. of a plant (Mar. कोष्ठकोळिंजन). -गोपा N. of a plant (Mar. श्वेत उपळसरी), the प्रियंगु creeper. -गन्धिकम् a variety of sandal of the colour of brass (which is very fragrant). -पत्रम् 1 a lotus-leaf. -2 a wound on the breast caused by a female's finger-nail, (generally made by lover's finger-nail); nail-print. -3 a Tilaka or mark on the forehead made with sandal. -4 a broad-bladed knife or lancet. -पत्रकम् a broad-bladed knife or lancet. -भेद्यकः a kind of bandage. -माला N. of a lexicon compiled by Utpala -राजः N. of a poet. -शारिवा see उत्पलगोपा (= श्यामा Ichno Carpus Frutescens (Mar. काळी उपळसरी). -श्रीगर्भः N. of a Bodhisattva.
n. (blue) lotus at a later stage called kamala; m. N.: -ka, m. id.; -pura, n. N. of a town built by Utpala; -vana, n. bed of lotuses; -sâka, n. N. of a plant; -½aksha, m. N. of a king; -½âpîda, m. N. of a king.
noun (masculine neuter) a particular hell (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a seed of the Nymphaea (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
any flower (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
any water-lily (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Bombax ceiba Linn. (G.J. Meulenbeld (1974), 528)
Costus Speciosus Sm. (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Nymphaea Lotus Linn. (G.J. Meulenbeld (1974), 528)
Nymphaea odorata Ait. (G.J. Meulenbeld (1974), 528)
Nymphaea stellata Willd. (G.J. Meulenbeld (1974), 528)
name of an author
Saussurea lappa C.B. Clarke (G.J. Meulenbeld (1974), 528)
the blossom of the blue lotus (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
upala dried cowdung Frequency rank 1216/72933
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