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Ugra

Ugra ugra mfn. (said to be fr. {uc} [Un2. ii , 29] , but probably fr. a {uj} , or%{vaj} , fr. which also {ojas} , {vAja} , {vajra} may be derived ; compar. {ugratara} and {ojyas} ; superl. {ugratama} and {ojiSTha}) powerful , violent , mighty , impetuous , strong , huge , formidable , terrible ; high , noble ; cruel , fierce , ferocious , savage ; angry , passionate , wrathful ; hot , sharp , pungent , acrid m. N. of Rudra or Siva of a particular Rudra N. of a mixed tribe (from a Kshatriya father and Sudra mother ; the Ugra , according to Manu x , 9 , is of cruel or rude [{krUra}] conduct [{AcAra}] and employment [{vihAra}] , as killing or catching snakes &c. ; but according to the Tantras he is an encomiast or bard) a twice-born man who perpetrates dreadful deeds the tree Hyperanthera Moringa N. of a Danava a son of Dhrita-rashtra the Guru of Narendraditya (who built a temple called Ugresa) a group of asterisms (viz. {pUrva-phAlgunI} , {pUrvASADhA} , {pUrva-bhAdrapadA} , {maghA} ,{bharaNI}) N. of the Malabar country ({A}) f. N. of different plants , Artemisia Sternutatoria , Coriandrum Sativum , &c. ; (%{I4}) f. a being belonging to the class of demons ({am}) n. a particular poison , the root of Aconitum Ferox ; wrath , anger [cf. Zd. {ughra}: Gk. $ , $ , Lat.{augeo} Goth. {auka} , I increase ; Lith. {ug-is} , growth , increase ; {aug-u} , grow , &c.]
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