- (in palmistry) a figure or mark on the hand resembling a barley-corn (supposed to indicate good fortune)
- a barley-corn (either as a measure of length = 1/6 or 1/8 of an Aṅgula as a weight= 6 or 12 mustard seeds= 1/2 Guñjā)
- a double convex lens
- a kind of weight
- a measure of length
- any grain of seed or seed corn
- Hordeum vulgare Linn.
- name of a particular astron. Yoga (when the favourable planets are situated in the 4th and 10th mansions and the unfavourable ones in the 1st and 7th)