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kaṭu

, mfn. and m. [ts.; Amg. kaḍu; only recorded
in late pa.
], 1. (mfn.) austere, rough; 2. (mfn.) im-
proper;
3. (m.) pungent taste; 4. (f.) the plant Helle-
borus niger
(= kaṭukā, q.v.) tekaṭula; only recorded
in cpd. and lex lit.:
(ad 1.-4.) khare câkāriye tīsu ra-
samhi purise ~u, Abh 976; ~u (so read with Be; Ce
kaṭukā; Tr. transcript reads kaṭukaṁ) kaṭukarohiṇī,
Abh 582 (~u nārī; kaṭukarasā hutvā ruhatī ti
kaṭukarohiṇī... kaṭukarohiṇī ti samuditena nāmam
idaṁ; kaṭurohiṇī pi, Abh-ṭ 388,15); — in long cpd. at
Bhes 1:55.