स्तम्बः [स्था-अम्बच् किच्च पृषो˚ Uṇ.4.96] 1 A clump of grass &c; ब्रह्मस्तम्बनिकुञ्जपुञ्जितधनज्याघोषघोरं धनुः Mv.3. 48; आरण्यकोपात्तफलप्रसूतिः स्तम्बेन नीवार इवावशिष्टः R.5.15. -2 A sheaf of corn; as in स्तम्बकरिता q. v. -3 A cluster, clump or bunch (in general); (कीचक)स्तम्बाडम्बरमूकमौकुलिकुलः क्रौञ्चावतो$यं गिरिः U.2.29; R.15.19. -4 A bush, thicket. -5 A shrub or plant having no decided stem. -6 The post of which an elephant is tied. -7 A post; column; पांशुस्तम्बा बलानां तुरगखुरपुटक्षोदलब्धात्मलाभाः Mu. 5.23. -8 Stupefaction, insensibility; (probably for स्तभ in these two senses). -9 A mountain. -Comp. -करि a. forming sheaves or clusters. (-रिः) corn, rice. -करिता forming sheaves or clusters, abundant or luxuriant growth; न शालेः स्तम्बकरिता वप्तुर्गुणमपेक्षते Mu.1.3. -गहन a. overgrown with thickets; Kau. A.2.2. -घनः 1 a small hoe for weeding clumps of grass. -2 a sickle for cutting corn. -3 a basket for holding the heads of wild rice. -घ्नः, -घातः, -हन्, -हननम्, -नी a sickle for cutting corn, a hoe. -पुरम् N. of a city (ताम्रलिप्त).
noun (masculine) a clump or tuft of grass (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a mountain (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a sheaf of corn (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a shrub or plant having no decided stem (such as the Jhiṇṭī or Barleria) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
any clump or bunch or cluster (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of various men (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the post to which an elephant is tied (wrongly inferred from stambe-rama) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
thicket (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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