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Vaṭaṁsa,[for avaṭaṁsa:see Geiger,P.Gr.§ 661; cp.Sk.avataṁsa with t; Prk.vaaṁsa] a kind of head ornament,perhaps ear-ring or garland worn round the forehead Mhvs 11,28 (C.expls as “kaṇṇapilandhanaṁ vaṭaṁsakan ti vuttaṁ hoti”).Usually as vaṭaṁsaka Vin.II,10; III,180; Th.1,523; Vv 385 (expld as “ratanamayā kaṇṇikā” (pl.) at VvA.174); J.VI,488; VvA.178,189,209.-- Note.The root vaṭ given as “veṭhana” at Dhtm 106 probably refers to vaṭaṁsa.(Page 594)

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