Irvvāruśuktikā

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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Irvvarusuktika, IrvvAruZuktikA, Irvvaarushuktikaa


A kind of cucumber.[1]

Gender

Irvvāruśuktikā is a feminine form.

Origin

It is derived from "irvvāruḥ śuktikeva, svayaṁ sphoṭanāt" which means 'irvvaaru - like a sea-shell, because it explodes by itself.

Synonym

Phuṭī[2]


References

  1. As per Hārāvalī.
  2. In Hindi.
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu