Agru, Agrū: 9 definitions


Agru 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Agru in India is the name of a plant defined with Aquilaria agallocha in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Aloexylum agallochum Lour. (among others).

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agru (अग्रु) or Agrū (अग्रू).—f. [aṅga-kru nalopaḥ vā ūṅ] Ved.

1) A finger.

2) A river; सप्त स्वसारो अग्रुवः (sapta svasāro agruvaḥ) Ṛgveda 1.191.14. (according to others) single, unmarried (as a young woman); Ṛgveda 5.44.7;7.96.4.

Derivable forms: agruḥ (अग्रुः), agrūḥ (अग्रूः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agru (अग्रु).—f.

(-gruḥ) A finger. E. aga to go, and ru aff.

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

Agru (अग्रु).—[feminine] agrū single, unmarried.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Agru (अग्रु):—m. unmarried, [Ṛg-veda v, 44, 7 and vii, 96, 4; Atharva-veda]

2) Agrū (अग्रू):—[from agru] f. a virgin, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]

3) [v.s. ...] [nominative case] [plural] agruvas, poetical Name of the ten fingers, [Ṛg-veda]

4) [v.s. ...] and also of the seven rivers, [Ṛg-veda i, 191, 14 and iv, 19, 7]

5) [v.s. ...] cf. Zend aghru.

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

Agru (अग्रु):—I. m.

(-gruḥ) Not married. Ii. f.

(-grū) 1) A finger.

2) A river. E. ag, uṇ. aff. krun.

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

Agru (अग्रु):—(gruḥ) 2. f. A finger.

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Agru in German

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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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