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balbajam. (later balvaja-,or valvaja-) Eleusine Indica (a species of coarse grass not liked by cattle) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
balbajamayamf(ī-)n. made of balbaja- grass gaRa śarādi-. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
balbajastukāf. a bunch or tuft of balbaja- grass View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
muñjājyābalbajamayamf(ī-)n. made of Munja-grass and a bow-string and Eleusine Indica View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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balbaja Is the name of the grass called Eleusine indica. It is mentioned in the Atharvaveda, and is said in the Yajurveda Samhitās to be produced from the excrements of cattle. In the Kāthaka Samhitā it is stated to be used for the sacrificial litter (Barhis) and for fuel. Baskets or other products made from this grass are referred to in a Dānastuti (‘ Praise of Gifts ’) in the Rigveda.
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balbaja noun (masculine) Eleusine Indica (a species of coarse grass not liked by cattle) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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