dhenu धेनु

Definition: In the Rigveda and later means * milch cow,’ which is often mentioned with special reference to the production of milk, and is contrasted with the bull ’ (vrsabha, pumāmsf aηadvāh). In the plural the word denotes * draughts of milk.’ The derivative, dheηukā, means merely * female.’

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