kumuda n. [{as} m. L.] , exciting what joy the esculent white water-lily (Nymphaea esculenta) the red lotus (Nymphaea rubra) m. camphor (in music) N. of a Dhruvaka N. of a particular comet of a Naga of an attendant of Skanda or of Vishnu of the elephant of the south-west or southern quarter of a Daitya of a son of Gada by Brihati of a confidant of king Unmattavanti of a monkey-hero of a poet of a pupil of Pathya of a mountain of one of the smaller Dvipas V {A}) f. a form of Durga the plant Gmelina arborea the plant Pistia Stratiotes the plant Desmodium gangeticum the plant Grislea tomentosa another plant (commonly Katphala) {I}) f. the plant Katphala (Myrica sapida) {am}) n. camphor silver