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Jata

Jata jaTa mfn. wearing twisted locks of hair g. {arza-Adi} m. metrically for {-TA} ({A}) f. the hair twisted together (as worn by ascetics , by Siva , and persons in mourning) a fibrous root , root (in general) N. of several plants (= {TA-vatI} L. Mucuna pruritus Flacourtia cataphracta = {-TA-mUlA} = {rudra-jaTA} N. of a Patha or arrangement of the Vedic text (still more artificial than the Krama , each pair of words being repeated thrice and one repetition being in inverted order) I}) f. Nardostachys Jatamansi (= {-Ti}) the waved-leaf fig-tree L. ; cf.{tri-} , {mahA-} , {vi-} ; {kRSNa-jaTA
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