वक्त्रम् [वक्ति अनेन वच्-करणे ष्ट्रन् Uṇ.4.177] 1 The mouth. -2 The face; यद्वक्त्रं मुहुरीक्षसे न धनिनां ब्रूषे न चाटून् मृषा Bh.3.147. -3 Snout, muzzle, beak. -4 Beginning. -5 The point (of an arrow), the spout of a vessel. -6 A sort of garment. -7 N. of a metre similar to anuṣṭubh; see S. D.567; Kāv.1.26. -8 The first term of a progression. -Comp. -आसवः saliva. -खुरः a tooth. -जः 1 a tooth. -2 a Brāhmaṇa. -तालम् a musical instrument played with the mouth. -तुण्डः N. of Gaṇeṣa. -दलम् the palate. -पटः a veil. -पट्टः a bag of corn tied round a horse's neck. -परिस्पन्दः speech. -भेदिन् a. pungent, sharp. -रन्ध्रम् the aperture of the mouth. -वासः an orange. -शोधनम् 1 clean- sing the mouth. -2 lime, citron. -शोधिन् n. a citron. (-m.) a citron tree.
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