Aushadha, aka: Auṣadha; 3 Definition(s)


Aushadha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 term Auṣadha can be transliterated into English as Ausadha or Aushadha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

1. Sanskrit term used in Ayurveda, roughly meaning 'made of herbs', 'medicinal herb', 'remedy', 'drug' or 'medicine'.

2. Sanskrit noun meaning 'vessel for herbs'

(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

auṣadha (औषध).—n (S) A drug; any medicine or medicament. auṣadha or auṣadhēṃ karaṇēṃ To employ medicines. auṣadhālā nasaṇēṃ (Not to be enough even for medicine. ) To be wanting altogether.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

auṣadha (औषध).—n A drug; any medicine. auṣadhālā nasaṇēṃ Be wanting altogether.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

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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