Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A brahmin, clever in stratagem.
He was used by Mahosadha to defeat Cūḷani-Brahmadatta when the latter laid siege to Videha.
Anukevaṭṭa pretended to be a traitor to his own people, and having won Brahmadatta’s confidence, persuaded him to raise the siege and go back. J.vi.406‑9.