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 cakora [ cakora ]


m. ( √ cak Uṇ. ) the Greek partridge ( Perdix rufa; fabled to subsist on moonbeams [ ŚārṅgP.; cf. Gīt. i, 23 ], hence ' an eye drinking the nectar of a moon-like face ' is poetically called , BrahmaP. Kathās. lxxvii, 50; the eyes of the Cakora are said to turn red when they look on poisoned food, Kām. Naish. Kull. on Mn. vii, 217 ), MBh. Lalit. Suśr. etc.

( pl. ) N. of a people, AV. Pariś. lvi.

( sg. ) N. of a prince, BhP. xii, 1, 24.

N. of a town ( ? ), Hcar. vi.

( ī ), f. a female Cakora bird, Kathās. il, 213.




cakora-dṛś [ cakoradRz ]

mfn. having ( eyes like those of the Cakora bird, i.e. having ) beautiful eyes, Śiś. vi, 48.



cakora-netra [ cakoranetra ]

mf ( ā ) n. id., MBh. vii; Mṛicch. i, 3; Ragh.



cakora-vrata [ cakoravrata ]

n. ' habit of a Cakora bird ', enjoying the nectar of a moon-like face, Kathās. lxxvi, 11.



cakṣorâkṣa [ cakSorAkSa ]

mf ( ī ) n. = °ra-dṛś, Vcar. viii, 42; Bharaṭ. iii, 2.