Alar: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Alar in Indonesia is the name of a plant defined with Pisonia aculeata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Pisonia loranthoides Kunth (among others).

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

· Botanical Gazette (1891)
· Flora de la región del Parque Nacional Amboró Bolivia (2004)
· Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden (2007)
· Journal of the Arnold Arboretum (1974)
· Blumea (1964)
· Ceiba (2003)

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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

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Alar (ಅಲರ್):—

1) [verb] (a flower) to have or open into blossoms; to bloom.

2) [verb] to be expanded; to be widened.

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Alar (ಅಲರ್):—[noun] the seed-producing structure of an angiosperm, consisting of a shortened stem usually bearing four layers of organs, with the leaf-like sepals, colourful petals, and pollen-bearing stamens unfolding around the pistils; a flower; ಅಲರಾಗು [alaragu] a larāgu to put forth flowers; to flower.

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Alar (ಅಲರ್):—[noun] air in motion; wind.

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Aḷaṟ (ಅಳಱ್):—

1) [verb] to be afraid of; to fear.

2) [verb] to shiver (from fear).

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Aḷaṟ (ಅಳಱ್):—

1) [noun] fear; terror; alarm.

2) [noun] psychological stress; mental distress.

3) [noun] the quality or fact of being horrible or frightful.

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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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