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, n., the act of cleaning cotton (as a
preparation for ginning, batting, and twisting; cf.

JESHO XVII 1974: 83 foll); kantanato pana pubbe
~aṁ ādiṁ katvā sabbayogesu hatthavāragaṇanāya
dukkaṭaṁ, Sp 935,8 (ad Vin IV 300,16).