Avar, Āvar: 4 definitions


Avar means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Avar in India is the name of a plant defined with Senna auriculata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cassia densistipulata Taub. (among others).

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

· Pharmaceutical Biology (2002)
· Flora Indica (1832)
· Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (2541)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas (1895)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Avar, for example diet and recipes, chemical composition, pregnancy safety, side effects, health benefits, extract dosage, have a look at these references.

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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

[Sanskrit to German]

Avar 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Avar in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) low; inferior; under; puisne; junior; ~[ta] juniority; inferiority..—avar (अवर) is alternatively transliterated as Avara.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avar (ಅವರ್):—[pronoun] = ಅವರು [avaru].

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Āvar (ಆವರ್):—[pronoun] pl. of ಆವನ್ [avan] and ಆವಳ್ [aval].

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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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