लाक्षा

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

लाक्षा (lākṣāf

  1. (botany) a species of plant
  2. a kind of red dye, lac (obtained from the cochineal or a similar insect as well as from the resin of a particular tree)
  3. the insect or animal which produces the red dye

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0899