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द्रोण

द्रोण
 dróṇa [ droNa ]


n. ( fr. 4. dru ) a wooden vessel, bucket, trough etc. ; a Soma vessel [ cf. Zd. draona ] cf. RV. cf. MBh. etc. ( ifc. f. ā cf. Hcat. )

m. n. a measure of capacity ( = 4 Āḍhakas= 16 Pushkalas = 128 Kuñcis = 1024 Mushṭis, or = 200 Palas = 3/20 Kumbha, or = 1/16 Kharī= 4 Aḍhakas, or = 2 Aḍhakas= 1/2 Śūrpa= 64 Śeras, or = 32 Śeras ) cf. Mn. cf. Yājñ. cf. MBh. cf. Suśr. etc.

a measure for measuring fields ( as much land as is sown with a Dr'oṇa of corn ) cf. Col.

n. an altar shaped like a trough cf. Śulbas. iii, 216

m. a lake or large piece of water of 400 poles length cf. L.

a kind of cloud ( from which the rain streams forth as from a bucket ) cf. L. ( cf. -megha and -vṛṣṭi below )

a raven or crow cf. L. ( cf. -kāka )

a scorpion ( cf. druṇa )

a kind of plant ( prob. Leucas Linifolia ) cf. L.

N. of one of the 8 Vasus ( husband of Abhimati and father of Harsha, Śoka, Bhsya etc. ) cf. BhP.

of a Brāhman said to have been generated by Bharad-vāja in a bucket ( the military preceptor of both the Kuru and Paṇḍu princes

afterwards king of a part of Pañcāla and general of the Kurus, the husband of Kṛpī and father of Aśvatthāman ) cf. MBh. cf. Hariv. cf. Pur. etc.

of one of the 4 sons of Mandapāla and Jaritā ( born as birds ) cf. MBh. i, 8345 ' etc. ( as author of cf. RV. x, 142, 3, 4, with the patr. Sārṅga )

of a Brāhman cf. Pañc

of sev. other men cf. VP.

of sev. mountains cf. ib.

( ā ), f. a kind of shrub cf. L.

N. of a daughter of Śiṃha-hanu cf. Buddh.

( ī ), f. a wooden trough or tub cf. MBh. cf. Hariv. cf. R. etc.

any vessel or implement' made of wood ' cf. L.

a measure of capacity ( = 2 Sūrpas = 128 Śeras ) cf. L.

a valley, Malatim. ix, 0/1 cf. Pur.

a kind of creeper cf. Bhpr.

of coloquintida ( = indra-círbitī ) cf. L.

of salt cf. L.

N. of a country, of a mountain and of a river cf. L.




dróṇa-kalaśá [ droNakalaza ]

m. a large wooden vessel for the Soma cf. VS. cf. TS. cf. Br. etc.



dróṇa-kāka [ droNakAka ]

or m. a raven cf. L. ( cf. above )



dróṇa-kākala [ droNakAkala ]

m. a raven cf. L. ( cf. above )



dróṇa-kṣīrā [ droNakSIrA ]

f. ( a cow ) yielding a Dr'oṇa of milk cf. L.



dróṇa-gandhikā [ droNagandhikA ]

f. a kind of plant ( = rāsnā ) cf. L.



dróṇa-ghā [ droNaghA ]

f. ( and corrupted from ? ) dughlā cf. L.



dróṇa-cít [ droNacit ]

mfn. arranged in a trough form cf. ŚBr. cf. Śulbas



dróṇa-cíti [ droNaciti ]

f. arrangement in trough form cf. MaitrS.



dróṇa-dugdhā [ droNadugdhA ]

or f. = -kṣīrā cf. L.



dróṇa-dughā [ droNadughA ]

f. = -kṣīrā cf. L.



dróṇa-padī [ droNapadI ]

f. ' trough-footed ' cf. L.



dróṇa-parṇī [ droNaparNI ]

f. ' trough-leaved ', Musa Sapientum cf. L.



dróṇa-parvan [ droNaparvan ]

n., Dr'oṇa section ', N. of cf. MBh. vii



dróṇa-puṣpa [ droNapuSpa ]

n. flower of Leucas Linifolia cf. L. ( cf. above )



dróṇa-puṣpī [ droNapuSpI ]

f. Phlomis Zeylanica or other plant cf. Bhpr.



dróṇa-maya [ droNamaya ]

mf ( ī ) n. made of the Dr'oṇa measure cf. Hcat

consisting only of Dr'oṇa cf. MBh.



dróṇa-mānā [ droNamAnA ]

f. = -kṣīrā cf. L.



dróṇa-mukha [ droNamukha ]

n. the chief of 400 villages cf. Divyāv. ( °khya cf. ib. )

the end of a valley ( v.l. °NI-m° )



dróṇa-megha [ droNamegha ]

m. a kind of cloud ( above ) cf. Mṛcch. x, 25



dróṇa-m-paca [ droNampaca ]

mfn. ' cooking a Dr'oṇa ', liberal in entertaining cf. L.



dróṇa-ripu [ droNaripu ]

m. ' Dr'oṇa'sfoe ', N. of Dhṛshṭa- dyumna cf. Gal.



dróṇa-vṛṣṭi [ droNavRSTi ]

f. rain streaming forth as from a trough cf. Mṛcch. x, 37 ( cf. droṇa and -megha )



dróṇa-śarmapada [ droNazarmapada ]

n. N. of a Tirtha cf. MBh.



dróṇa-sā'c [ droNasAc ]

mfn. clinging to the trough, united with it ( Soma ) cf. RV. x, 44, 3



dróṇa-siṃha [ droNasiMha ]

m. N. of a prince of the Vallabhī dynasty cf. Inscr.



dróṇa-stūpa [ droNastUpa ]

m. N. of a Stūpa ( said to contain a Dr'oṇa holding relics of Gautama Buddha ) cf. Buddh.



droṇâcārya [ droNAcArya ]

m. Dr'oṇa as teacher of the Kuru and Pāṇḍu princes cf. L.



droṇâsa [ droNAsa ]

m. ' trough-mouthed ', N. of a demon who causes diseases cf. PārGṛ. i, 16 ( long. nosed cf. Sch. ; ' dru-ṇasa ).



dróṇâhāva [ droNAhAva ]

mfn. having a Dr'oṇa for a bucket ( = streaming abundantly ) cf. RV. x, 101, 7



droṇôdana [ droNodana ]

m. N. of a son of Siṃha-hanu and uncle of Buddha cf. Lalit.