zArdUla m. (of unknown derivation) a tiger a lion a panther , leopard the fabulous animal Sarabha a kind of bird any eminent person , best , excellent , pre-eminent (ifc. ; cf. {vyAghra}) Plumbago Zeylanica N. of two metres (cf. below) of a Ra1kshasa pl. N. of a Sakha or school of the Yajur-veda ; ({I}) f. a tigress (also the mythical mother of tigers and other beasts of prey)