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- n. A particular type of Sanskrit glossary, containing brief annotations of obscure and difficult words grouped into thematic categories.
From Sanskrit निघण्टु (ni-ghaṇṭu). (Wiktionary)
He conducted extensive research on the works of several Christian Missionaries such as the late Rev.Fr. Kittel, the compiler of the Kannada-English Nighantu.