Babula, Babūla: 4 definitions


Babula means something in 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Babul.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Babula [बबुला] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Vachellia nilotica subsp. indica (Benth.) Kyal. & Boatwr. from the Mimosaceae (Touch-me-not) family having the following synonyms: Acacia nilotica subsp. indica, Acacia arabica var. indica. For the possible medicinal usage of babula, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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

1) Babula in India is the name of a plant defined with Acacia nilotica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Mimosa scorpioides L. (among others).

2) Babula is also identified with Acacia senegal It has the synonym Acacia circummarginata Chiov. (etc.).

3) Babula is also identified with Eulaliopsis binata It has the synonym Spodiopogon binatus (Retz.) Roberty (etc.).

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

· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1928)
· An English and Oriya dictionary. (1873)
· Plantae Indiae Batavae Orientalis (1857)
· Hooker’s Icones Plantarum (3262)
· Encycl. (Lamarck) (1783)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1990)

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

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Languages of India and abroad

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Babūla (बबूल) [Also spelled babul]:—(nm) the acacia tree; —[bokara/lagākara āma cāhanā] he that soweth vice shalt not reap virtue.

2) Babūlā (बबूला):—(nm) a bubble; whirlwind.

3) Bābula (बाबुल) [Also spelled babul]:—(nm) father.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Babula (बबुल):—n. Bot. acacia; babul;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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