Bamta, Bāṃṭa: 4 definitions


Bamta 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Banta in the Telugu language is the name of a plant identified with Grewia villosa Willd. from the Tiliaceae (Phalsa) family having the following synonyms: Grewia corylifolia, Grewia heynei. For the possible medicinal usage of banta, 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.

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Banta in India is the name of a plant defined with Grewia villosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Balmeda corylifolia Scannagatta (among others).

2) Banta in Senegal is also identified with Saccharum officinarum It has the synonym Saccharum occidentale Sw. (etc.).

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

· Enumeratio Plantarum Omnium Hucusque Cognitarum (1833)
· Flore de la Polynésie Française (1892)
· Berberides Americae Australis (1857)
· USDA Handb. (1958)
· Pl. Corom. (1819)
· Systema Vegetabilium (1817)

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

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bāṃṭa (बांट):—(nf) division; partition; distribution; deal (in the game of cards); share; -[būṃṭa] share, small share; —[meṃ ānā] to be allocated, to have as one’s share.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Baṃṭa (ಬಂಟ):—

1) [noun] a boldly-courageous, brave man.

2) [noun] a person who serves in an army; a person engaged in military service; a soldier.

3) [noun] a person employed by another to perform personal and menial duties; a servant.

4) [noun] a subcaste in the coastal Karnāṭaka, the members of which are engaged mainly in agriculture.

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Baṃṭa (ಬಂಟ):—

1) [noun] a man employed in royal courts to herald the titles of a king.

2) [noun] a man who praises another insincerely, with an intention to get an advantage.

3) [noun] a learned man; a scholar.

4) [noun] a man whose profession is worshipping a god in a temple or conducting religious rites.

5) [noun] a person whose profession is cooking; a cook.

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Baṃṭa (ಬಂಟ):—[noun] a variety of horse that is of superior breed.

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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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