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kaṇṭaka-sākhā

, f., a thorny bough; eko gā-
mavāsimahallako aṭavito ~ā (so read; Ee kaṇṭh- with
v.l.
kaṇḍ-) āharitvā, Ja V 102,2; Sp 618,22; dīghadārum-
hi khāṇuke pavesetvā ~āhi vinaddhitvā katadvārat-
thakanakaṁ, 1220,9; ~ā viyā ti kuraṇḍaka-appāmag-
ga-kaṇṭaka-lasikāhi sākhā viya, Spk-pṭ II 163,27 (ad
Spk II 176,21, q.v. s.v. kacchusākhā); — °-kaṇṭaka-
latā-vana, n., a thicket of thorny boughs and
creepers;
sākhādīhī ti ~ehi, Ps-pṭ II 71,24; —
°-parikkhita, mfn., protected by thorny boughs;
parikkhitto nāma iṭṭhakapākāraṁ ādiṁ katvā anta-
maso ~o, Sp 298,29; — °-sadisa, mfn., like thorny
boughs;
sambādhamagge ~ā, Ja V 451,16'.