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kaṭasāraka

, n. [cf. kaṭasāra, q.v.], a kind of grass
mat; according to ct.
(v. infra) ~ is made from one of
four types of grass:
eragu, moragu, majjāru, or jantu;
exeg.: eragu moragu majjāru jantū ti imā catasso
'pi tiṇajātiyo, etehi ~e ca taṭṭikāyo ca karonti, Sp
1088,6 (ad Vin I 196,6); — upari ~aṁ pattharanti, 776,1;
bahū pattā maṅce vā pīṭhe vā ~e vā doṇiyaṁ vā pha-
lake vā ṭhapitā honti, 844,28; antamaso ~e pi paka-
tibhūmiyam pi nipannassa ... desetuṁ na vaṭṭati,
895,29; rājā kira ... nisajjatthāya paññattaṁ ~añ ca
adho tehi pādehi akkami, Sv 137,20; upari nānāvaṇṇe
~e santharitvā tesaṁ upari mahāpiṭṭhikakojavake
ādiṁ katvā, Ps III 18,10; Dhp-a II 183,21; imaṁ paṭha-
viṁ ~aṁ viya saṁvellitvā aṅgulantare nikkhipis-
sāmī ti, Dhp-a III 212,7; so paṇṇasālāyaṁ ~aṁ
pattharitvā maṅcapīṭhaṁ paṅṅāpesi, Cp-a 40,30; —
ifc. jiṇṇa-° (~-matta, As 180,13); nānā-vaṇṇa-°
(Ud-a 409,25); nāva-° (Vism-mhṭ I 161,2); padu-
minī-paṇṇa-vattha-
° (Sp 847,6); pāvār'-attha-
raṇa-
° (Sp' 932,13); mañca-pīṭha-° (Ud-a 181,5);
mahā-° (Sp 845,4); — in long cpd. at Sp 792,2.