cUDAmaNi m. a jewel worn by men and women on the top of the head ifc. the (gem , i. e. the) best or most excellent of the seed of Abrus precatorius a metre of 4 x 7 syllables an eclipse of the sun on a Sunday or an eclipse of the moon on a Monday a particular way of foretelling the future N. of wk. on astron. ; of another on music of a Kshatriya {-tA} f. the being a jewel worn on the head {-dhara} m. Cudamani-wearer N. of a Naga {-bhaTTAcArya} m. N. of a teacher