meru मेरु

Definition: m. Name of a fabulous golden moun- tain in the centre of Gambudvîpa, round which the planets are supposed to revolve; central bead of a rosary; joints protruding in certain positions of the fingers: -kûta, m. or n. summit of Meru; -dhâman, a. hav ing his abode on Mount Meru; -dhvaga, m. Name of a prince; -yantra, n. spindle; -vardh ana, m. N.

Dictionary: Macdonell
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