Padmini padminI f. (of prec.) Nelumbium Speciosum , a lotus (the whole plant ifc. {-nIka} mfn. cf. abjinI} , {nalinI} &c.) a multitude of lotuses or a lotus-pond MBh. Kav. &c. (cf. g. {puSkarAdi}) ; a lotus-stalk L. a female elephant L. a partic. magical art MarkP. an excellent woman , a woman belonging to the first of the 4 classes into which the sex is divided RTL. 389 N. of sev. women Sinhas.