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चमू

A Sanskrit English Dictionary | sa  en |   | 
चमू  f. f. (Ved.loc.°मू॑, [RV.] six times; once °म्वि॑, x, 91, 15; nom.du.°म्वा॑, iii, 55, 20; gen.loc.°म्वो॑स्; nom.pl.°म्व॑स्, viii, 2, 8; loc.pl.°मू॑षु) a vessel or part (two or more in number) of the reservoir into which the सोम is poured, [RV.]
°म्वौ  f. f. du. ‘the two great receptacles of all living beings’, heaven and earth, [Naigh. iii, 30] (cf.[RV. iii, 55, 20])
sg. a coffin (?), [ŚBr. xiii, 8, 2, 1]; [ŚāṅkhŚr. xiv, 22, 19]
an army or division of an army (129 elephants, as many cars, 2187 horse, and 3645 foot, [MBh. i, 292]), [MBh.]; [R.]; [Megh.]; [BhP.]

चमूः [camūḥ]  f. f. [चम्-ऊ [Uṇ.1.81]]
An army (in general); पश्यैतां पाण्डुपुत्राणामाचार्य महतीं चमूम् [Bg.1.3;] वासवीनां चमूनाम् [Me.43;] गजवती जवतीव्रहया चमूः [R.9.1.]
A division of an army consisting of 729 elephants, as many cars, 2187 horse, and 3645 foot.
Ved. A dish or vessel.
A grave. -Comp.
-चरः   a soldier, warrior.
-नाथः, -पः, -पतिः   the leader of an army, a general, commander; [R.13.74.]
-हरः   an epithet of Śiva.

Shabda-Sagara | sa  en |   | 
चमू  f.  (-मूः)
1. An army.
2. A squadron, a division of an army con- sisting of 129 elephants, as many cars, 2187 horse, and 3685 foot.
E. चम् to eat or destroy, (the enemy.) and Unadi aff.
See also: चम् -

ना.  कटक , चक्र , फौज , लष्कर , वाहिनी , सेना , सैन्य .

 स्त्री. सेना ; सैन्य . पांडव - चमू - पतीचें मथुनि चमू पाडिलें पतित्व रितें । - मोभीष्म ४ . १० . [ सं . ]
 स्त्री. मूळ अर्थ सैन्य . ( ल .) परिवार , पदरचे लोक ; सहकारी ; सभोंवतीचे लोक ; मंडळी . ' हे व मुद्दई यांची चम् यांची नांवें घेतलीं .' - रा १० . ९५ . ( सं .)

Puranic Encyclopaedia  | en  en |   | 
CAMŪ   A division of an army. (See Aksauhiṇī)

Aryabhushan School Dictionary | mr  en |   | 
 f  An army.

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