f. (Nominal verbsr/uk-;prob. connected withsru-and sruv/a-) a sort of large wooden ladle (used for pouring clarified butter on a sacrificial fire;and properly made of palāśa- or khadira- wood and about as long as an arm, with a receptacle at the end of the size of a hand;three are enumerated, viz. juh/ū-, upabh/ṛt-,and dhruv/ā-,in which order they are used in sg.dual number,and plural)
स्रुच् f. A sort of wooden ladle, used for pouring clarified butter on sacrifical fire; (usually made of trees like Palāśa or Khadira); ऋत्विजां च्युतविकङ्कतस्रुचाम् R.11.25; Ms.5.117; Y.1.183. -Comp. -जिह्वः N. of Agni. -प्रणालिका the spout of a ladle.
Denotes a 'large wooden sacrificial ladle' (used for pouring clarified butter on the fire) in the Rigveda and later. It is of the length of an arm, with a bowl of the size of a hand and a beaklike spout.
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