Ajamoda, aka: Ajamodā, Aja-moda; 4 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Ajamodā (अजमोदा):—A Sanskrit word referring to Carum roxburghianum, a plant a species from the Apiaceae (carrot) family. It is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā. Its official botanical name is Trachyspermum roxburghianum (synonyms: Carum roxburghianum or Trachyspermum involucratum). The literal translation of the wordt Ajamodā is “goat’s delight”. It is composed of the words Aja (‘goat’) and Modā, which is derived from Moda (‘delight’ or ‘pleasure’)

This plant (Ajamodā) is also mentioned as a medicine used for the treatment of all major fevers, as described in the Jvaracikitsā (or “the treatment of fever”) which forms the first chapter of the Sanskrit work called Mādhavacikitsā.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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ajamōdā (अजमोदा).—f m (S) A sort of parsley, Apium involucratum. 2 A kind of lovage, Ligusticum ajwaen. Rox. 3 Bishop's weed or the seed of it, Sison Ammi.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ajamōdā (अजमोदा).—f m A sort of parsley. Bishop's weed or the seed of it.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ajamodā (अजमोदा).—[ajasya moda iva modo gandho yasyāḥ, ajaṃ modayatīti vā] Name of a very useful medicinal plant, Common Carroway; the species called Apium Involucratum or Ligusticum Ajowan (Mar. oṃvā). अजमोदां च बाह्लीकं जीरकं लोध्रकं तथा (ajamodāṃ ca bāhlīkaṃ jīrakaṃ lodhrakaṃ tathā) | Śiva. B.3.18

Ajamodā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aja and modā (मोदा). See also (synonyms): ajamodikā.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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