kAntAra {as} , {am} m. n. a large wood , forest , wilderness , waste MBh. R. Yajn. ii , 38 Kathas. Pancat. a difficult road through a forest , forest-path L. a hole , cavity L. m. a red variety of the sugar-cane Susr. a bamboo L. the mountain ebony (Bauhinia variegata) L. (in music) a kind of measure , ({I}) f. a kind of sugar-cane L. {am}) n. a national calamity , calamity Karand. xlvii , 15 and 20 the blossom of a kind of lotus , lotus L. a symptom or symptomatic disease W.