Bambara, Bāmbara: 2 definitions


Bambara means something in 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Bambara in Rodrigues Island is the name of a plant defined with Scutia myrtina in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Scutia myrtina Merr.) (the specific name means ‘myrtle-like’ (among others).

2) Bambara is also identified with Toddalia asiatica It has the synonym Aralia labordei H. Lév. (etc.).

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

· Nat. Hist. (1876)
· Silvae Genet. (1973)
· Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Royal Gardens, Kew (1926)
· Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Journal of the Arnold Arboretum (1980)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Bambara, for example diet and recipes, side effects, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, chemical composition, health benefits, 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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bāmbara (बांबर) [or बाबर, bābara].—n W A quagmire, slough, morass, bog.

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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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