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PTS Pali-English dictionary The Pali Text Society's Pali-English dictionary
Vītaṁsa,[fr.vi+tan,according to BR.The word is found in late Sk.(lexicogr.) as vītaṁsa.BR compare Sk.avataṁsa (garland:see P.vaṭaṁsa) & uttaṁsa.The etym.is not clear] a bird-snare (BR.:“jedes zum Fangen von Wild & Vögeln dienende Gerät”),a decoy bird Th.1,139.Kern,Toev.s.v.“vogelstrik.” (Page 644)

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