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kaṇerukā

, f. [cf. kareṇukā; BHS kaṇeruka; v.
BHSD s.v.], a young female elephant whose tusks
are undeveloped and therefore look like flower buds
(cf. the epithets makuladāṭha and kuṭumalasaṇṭhā-
na, q.v. infra); — lex. lit.: hatthighaṭā tu gajatā,
hatthinī tu ~ā (v.l. kareṇukā), Abh 362 (kareṇukā ti
pi tadā karayogā ~ā, Abh-ṭ 254,8); — jātadivase yeva
pan' assa ekā ākāsacārinī ~ā ... pakkāmi, Ja VI 485,22
= Cp-a 80,31; uccākaṇerukā nāmā ti uccā ca
yaṭṭhisadisapādā hutvā ~ā ca dantānaṁ kaṇerutāya.
tā kira makuladāṭhā honti; tasmā ~ā ti vuccanti, Ps II
199,4 (ad M I 178,30); kaṇerukāyā ti
kuṭumalasaṇṭhānatāya, Ps-pṭ II 146,23; — ifc.
uccā-°.