चमसः सम् [चमत्यस्मिन्, चम्-असच् Tv.] 1 A vessel (can, ladle &c.) used at sacrifices for drinking the Soma juice; Y.1.183 (also चमसी); इडोदरे चमसाः कर्ण- रन्ध्रे Bhāg.3.13.36. -2 A cake made of barley, rice &c. -Comp. -अध्वर्युः the priest who manages the drinking vessels. -उद्भेदः, -दनम् N. of place of pilgrimage where the river Sarasvatī is said to have burst forth.
Denotes a drinking vessel,’ usually as employed for holding Soma at the sacrifice. It is frequently mentioned from the Rigveda onwards. It was made of wood (vrksa), and is hence called dm. According to the śatapatha Brāhmana, it was made of Udumbara wood.
noun (masculine) a cake
a kind of flat dish or cup or ladle (generally of a square shape)
a vessel used at sacrifices for drinking the Soma
name of a son of Ṛṣabha
sweetmeat Frequency rank 12034/72933
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