Achur, Āchur, A-chur: 2 definitions


Achur means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Achhur.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Achur in Arabic is the name of a plant defined with Calotropis procera in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Asclepias gigantea L. (among others).

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

· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1918)
· Journal of South China Agricultural University (1991)
· Mediators Inflamm. (2005)
· Atti dell’Istituto Botanico dell’Università di Pavia (1936)
· World J. Gastroenterol. (2517)
· Reise Russland (1774)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āchur (आछुर्).—[participle] clothed.

Āchur is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ā and chur (छुर्).

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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