शश

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

शश (śaśám

  1. hare, rabbit, or antelope (the markings on the moon are supposed to resemble a hare or rabbit)
  2. a kind of meteor
  3. name of a man born under a particular constellation
  4. a man of mild character and easily led (one of the four classes into which men are divided by erotic writers, the other three being अश्व (aśva), मृग (mṛga) and वृषन् (vṛṣan))
  5. the लोध्र (lodhra) tree, Symplocos racemosa
  6. gum-myrrh
  7. name of a part of जम्बुद्वीप (Jambu-dvīpa)

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