kaṇṇikāra Ja.iv.440; Ja.v.420; the difference stated at Ja.v.422 is kaṇi˚ = mahāpupphā kaṇṇi˚ = khuddakapupphā)
- (m.) the tree Pterospermum acerifolium Ja.i.40; Ja.v.295; Ja.vi.269 Ja.vi.537.
- (nt.) its (yellow) flower (k- puppha), taken metaphorically as typical emblem of yellow and of brightness. Thus in similes at DN.ii.111 (= pīta) MN.ii.14 (ṇṇ) = AN.v.61 (ṇṇ); Dhp-a.i.388; of the yellow robes (kāsāyāni) Ja.ii.25; with ref. to the blood of the heart Vism.256; = golden Vv-a.65; Dhp-a.ii.250 (variant reading ṇṇ).
- -makula a k. bud Ja.ii.83.