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रात्रक

rātraka [ rAtraka ]


mf ( ikā ) n. nocturnal, nightly, lasting a night cf. Rājat. cf. Pañcat. ( cf. pañca-r° )

m. a man who dwells for a whole year in a harlot's house cf. L.

n. = pañca-rātra, N. of the sacred books of various Vaishṇava sects cf. L. ( others ' a period of 5 nights ' collectively )