hastinakha हस्तिनख

Definition: noun (masculine neuter) a balconry/bridge supported by a Hastinakha capital (Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. (1992), 7)a kind of capital composed of addorsed elephants (Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. (1992), 7)a sort of turret or raised mound of earth or masonry protecting the access to the gate of a city or fort (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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