Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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The full-moon day of the fourth month, Kattikā, usually found in the phrase “Komudī Catumāsinī.”
The Commentary (DA.i.139) says it was so called because then the white water-lily flowered luxuriantly (kumudāni supupphitāni honti).
Vin.i.155, 176 f; D.i.47; M.iii.79, 80; DhA.iii.461; J.v.262, etc.