हस्तिनी 1 A female elephant. -2 A kind of drug and perfume. -3 A woman of a particular class, one of the four classes into which writers on erotical science divide women (described as having thick lips, thick hips, thick fingers, large breasts, dark complexion, and libidinous appetite); the Ratimañjarī thus describes her:-- स्थूलाधरा स्थूलनितम्बबिम्बा स्थूलाङ्गुलिः स्थूलकुचा सुशीला । कामोत्सुका गाढरतिप्रिया च नितान्तभोक्त्री (नितम्ब- खर्वा) खलु हस्तिनी स्यात् (करिणी मता सा) 8.
noun (feminine) a female elephant (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a kind of drug and perfume (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a woman of a particular class (one of the 4 classes into which women are divided) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Hastināpura (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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