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kaṇikā

, f., the tree Premna spinosa, the wood of
which is used for making fire by friction;
lex.
lit.:
aggimantho ~ā bhave, Abh 574 (aggi anena
manthyate aggimantho ... taṁ kaṭṭhehi
ghaṁsiyamāne aggi uṭṭhahati, Abh-ṭ 383,1); —
kaṇṇikārā ~ā ca asanā añjanī bahū dibbā gandhā
sampavanti sobhamānā mam' assamaṁ, Ap 16,3;
aṅkolā yūthikā c' eva sattalī bimbijālikā ~ā
kaṇṇikārā ca pupphanti mama assame, Ap 368,6.