Acca: 3 definitions


Acca means something in Jainism, Prakrit, biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Acca in India is the name of a plant defined with Hardwickia binata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)
· Plants of the Coast of Coromandel (1795)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Acca, for example extract dosage, pregnancy safety, health benefits, chemical composition, side effects, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Acca (अच्च) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Arc.

2) Acca (अच्च) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Arcya.

3) Accā (अच्चा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Arcā.

4) Accā (अच्चा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Arcā.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Acca (ಅಚ್ಚ):—[adjective] not adulterated; being in pure state; not spoiled; pure; without discolouration; clear.

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Acca (ಅಚ್ಚ):—

1) [noun] that part of the human or animal body through which experience of the external world is received; a sense organ.

2) [noun] a string of beads used in religious prayers; rosary.

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Accā (ಅಚ್ಚಾ):—[noun] (dial.) a man with mean qualities; a characterless man.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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