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(adj.) [Cp. Ved. ~pa, adj. base of "pā" to drink, as ~ga fr. "gam" or ~ṭha fr. "sthā"] drinking; only in foll. cpds.: dhenu~ drinking of the cow, suckling calf M I.79; Sn 26 (= dhenuṃ pivanto SnA 39); — "pāda~" a tree (lit. drinking with its feet, cp. expl‹n› at PvA 251 “pādasadisehi mūl’ āvayavehi udakassa pivanato pādapo ti”) Pv IV.3‹9›; — "majja~" drinking intoxicants Sn 400; Pv IV.1‹77› (a~).
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