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(Aka determinative compound)
The name in Sanskrit linguistics for what English-speaking linguists call a determinative compound. This is a type of compound in which part of it gives information that pertains to the head, but that part does not act as a modifier.
For example, the word footstool denotes a stool that is for the feet, not a stool that is like a foot. Thus the word foot is not modifying the head stool, it is giving information that pertains to it.