سمن سمندل سمهدر


سَمَنْدَلٌ

[The phenix;] a certain bird that is in India; that enters into the fire without having its plumage burned: (Kr, M, Ḳ: * [mentioned in the M as a quadriliteral-radical word; the ن being regarded by ISd as augmentative:]) also called سَبَنْدَلٌ, with ب [in the place of م]: it is said that when it becomes extremely aged, and is without offspring, it casts itself into burning coals, and returns to its youthful state. (TA.) [See also سَنْدَلٌ, in art. سدل.]