Aticchatra, Aticchatrā: 3 definitions



Aticchatra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Atichchhatra.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Aticchatrā (अतिच्छत्रा) is another name for Śatāhvā, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 4.10-13 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Also see the description of the plant Miśreyā. Together with the names Aticchatrā and Śatāhvā, there are a total of twenty-four Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aticchatra (अतिच्छत्र).—[atikrāntaḥ chatraṃ tulyākāreṇa] A mushroom, anise, principally Anesum or Anethum Sowa (Mar. śopā) Name of another plant, Barleria Longifolia. (°traḥ is said by Amara to be jalatṛṇabhedaḥ) (Mar. śetagavata); and °त्रा (trā) = शतपुष्पा (śatapuṣpā) (Mar. śopa).

Derivable forms: aticchatraḥ (अतिच्छत्रः).

See also (synonyms): aticchatrakā.

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

Aticchatra (अतिच्छत्र).—m.

(-traḥ) A mushroom. f.

(-trā) 1. Anise, (Anethum pimpinella.) 2. Barleria longifolia. E. ati, and cchatra an umbrella.

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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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