modaka मोदक

Definition: मोदक a. (-का, -की f.) [मोदयति-मुद् णिच् ण्वुल्] 1 Pleasing, delighting, gladdening. -2 Glad, delighted. -कः, -कम् 1 A sweetmeat in general; Y.1.289 (com. मोदकाः लड्डुकाः). -2 A kind of pill (in medicine). -कः Name of a mixed tribe (sprung from a Kṣatriya father and a Śūdra mother). -Comp. -कारः a confectioner. -वल्लभः Name of Gaṇeśa.

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