Bahumula, Bāhumūla, Bahumūlā, Bahu-mula: 10 definitions

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Bahumula means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Bahumūlā (बहुमूला) is another name for Śatāvarī, a medicinal plant identified with Asparagus racemosus Willed. (or “buttermilk root”) from the Asparagaceae family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.116-119 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Together with the names Bahumūlā and Śatāvarī, there are a total of thirty-two 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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bāhumūla (बाहुमूल).—n (S) The root of the arm; the region of the shoulder and armpit.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bahumūlā (बहुमूला).—Asparagus Racemosus (śatāvarī).

Bahumūlā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bahu and mūlā (मूला). See also (synonyms): bahīmūlā.

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Bāhumūla (बाहुमूल).—

1) the armpit.

2) the shoulderblade.

Derivable forms: bāhumūlam (बाहुमूलम्).

Bāhumūla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bāhu and mūla (मूल).

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

Bahumūla (बहुमूल).—mfn.

(-laḥ-lī-laṃ) Many-rooted, having many roots. m.

(-laḥ) A sort of reed or grass: see ikkaṭa and itkaṭa. E. bahu many, and mūla a root; also with kun added, bahumūlaka m.

(-kaḥ).

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Bāhumūla (बाहुमूल).—n.

(-laṃ) The arm-pit. E. bāhu the arm, mūla the root.

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

Bāhumūla (बाहुमूल).—[neuter] the root of the arm, armpit.

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

1) Bahumūla (बहुमूल):—[=bahu-mūla] [from bahu > bah] mfn. many-rooted, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a sort of reed or grass, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] Hyperanthera Moringa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Bahumūlā (बहुमूला):—[=bahu-mūlā] [from bahu-mūla > bahu > bah] f. AsparagusRacemosus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Bāhumūla (बाहुमूल):—[=bāhu-mūla] [from bāhu] n. ‘a°-root’, the a°-pit, [Nirukta, by Yāska]

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

1) Bahumūla (बहुमूल):—[bahu-mūla] (laḥ) 1. m. A sort of reed or grass. a. Many rooted.

2) Bāhumūla (बाहुमूल):—[bāhu-mūla] (laḥ) 1. m. The armpit.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bahumula 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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bāhumūla (ಬಾಹುಮೂಲ):—[noun] the hollow under the arm under the shoulder; the armpit; axilla.

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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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