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kaṭuka-rasa

, m. and mfn. [cf. Amg, kaḍuyarasa]
1. (m.) pungent (i.e., hot) taste; only recorded in
cpd., q.v. infra; 2.
(bhvr.) having a pungent, bitter
taste;
— 2. kaṭu nārī; ~ā hutvā ruhatī ti kaṭukarohi-
ṇī ... kaṭukarohiṇī ti samuditena nāmam idaṁ;
kaṭurohiṇī pi, Abh-ṭ 388,15 (ad Abh 582); —
°-sadisa, mfn., similar to pungent (i.e., hot) taste;
kaṭukānan ti pharusānaṁ, amanāpatāya vā ~ānaṁ,
Sp 867,12 (ad Vin IV 130,9).