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dhanu

dhanu dhanu m. or (Un2. i , 82) 2. {dhanU} f. (fr. 2. {dhan}?) a bow Hit. Santis. a measure of 4 Hastas or cubits L. (cf. {dhanv-antara} below) the sign of the zodiac Sagittarius Priy. i , 5 Buchanania Latifolia L. Semecarpus Anacardium L. {dhanu} , or {dhanU}) f. a dry sandbank , a sandy shore [cf. Eng. {bight} , Germ. {Bucht}] RV. AV. i , 17 (nom. {-nUs}). dhanurAzi m. the sign of the zodiac Sagittarius L.
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