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bhogavat

bhogavat mfn. furnished with windings or curves or rings , ringed , coiled (as a serpent) furnished with a hood (cf. {mahA-bh-}) a serpent or serpent-demon Suparn. ; ({at}) f. a serpent-nymph N. of one of the Matris attending on Skanda the city of the serpent-demons in the subterranean regions (also %{-gA-vatI} the sacred river of the serpent-demons (or a Tirtha in that river sacred to the serpent-king Vasuki)
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