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वितण्ड

vi-taṇḍa [ vitaNDa ]


m. ( probably connected with preceding ) a sort of lock or bolt with three divisions or wards, W.

an elephant, ib.

( ā ), f. cavil, captious objection, fallacious controversy, perverse or frivolous argument ( especially in Nyāya, ' idly carping at the arguments or assertions of another without attempting to prove the opposite side of the question, ' cf. IW. 64 ), Nyāyas. ( -tva, n., Sch. ) Sarvad. MBh. etc.

criticism, W.

a ladle, spoon, L.

Arum Colocasia, L.

= karavīrī, L.

= śilâ`hvaya, L.