Arushkara, Āruṣkara, Aruṣkara, Arus-kara, Arutkara: 9 definitions


Arushkara 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.

The Sanskrit terms Āruṣkara and Aruṣkara can be transliterated into English as Aruskara or Arushkara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Arushkara in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Aruṣkara (अरुष्कर) is another name for “Bhallātaka” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning aruṣkara] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Arushkara in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Aruskara in India is the name of a plant defined with Semecarpus anacardium in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Anacardium latifolium Lam. (among others).

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

· Taxon (1981)
· Chem. Biol. Interact. (2007)
· Chem. Biol. Interact. (2006)
· Vascul. Pharmacol. (2007)
· Suppl. (1782)
· Taxon (1980)

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Arushkara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āruṣkara (आरुष्कर).—The fruit of the tree called भल्लातक (bhallātaka) q. v.

Derivable forms: āruṣkaram (आरुष्करम्).

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Aruṣkara (अरुष्कर).—a. [arus-kṛ-ṭaḥ P.III.2.21] causing or inflicting wounds, wounding. अरुष्करो घातुके च व्रणकार्ये (aruṣkaro ghātuke ca vraṇakārye) ...Nm.

-raḥ Name of a tree अरुष्क (aruṣka) q. v.

-ram the nut of this tree.

Aruṣkara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms arus and kara (कर).

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

Aruṣkara (अरुष्कर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rī-raṃ) Corrosive, caustic, acrid. m.

(-raḥ) The markingnut plant, (Semecarpius anacardium.) n.

(-raṃ) The nut. E. arus a sore, kṛ to make, ṭa aff.

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

1) Aruṣkara (अरुष्कर):—[=aruṣ-kara] [from aruṣ > arus] mfn. causing wounds, wounding, [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] m. the tree Semecarpus Anacardium

3) [v.s. ...] mn. the nut of that tree, [Suśruta]

4) Āruṣkara (आरुष्कर):—[from āruṣīya] n. the fruit of the Semecarpus Anacardium, [Suśruta] (cf. aruṣ.)

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

Aruṣkara (अरुष्कर):—[aru-ṣkara] (raḥ) 1. m. Idem. (raṃ) n. The nut. a. Corrosive, acrid.

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Arushkara 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Arushkara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aruṣkara (ಅರುಷ್ಕರ):—

1) [adjective] causing or inflicting wounds or pain.

2) [adjective] the tree Semecarpus anacardium of Anacardiaceae family.

3) [adjective] its nut; marking nut.

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Āruṣkara (ಆರುಷ್ಕರ):—[adjective] of or relating to cashew tree or its fruit; made of cashew fruit.

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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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