Bang: 2 definitions


Bang means something in the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: Vernacular architecture of Assam with special reference to Brahmaputra Valley

Bang is a Tai Turung term referring to “rear open platform”.—It appears in the study dealing with the vernacular architecture (local building construction) of Assam whose rich tradition is backed by the numerous communities and traditional cultures.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Bang in Cameroon is the name of a plant defined with Celtis philippensis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Celtis prantlii Engl. (among others).

2) Bang is also identified with Milicia excelsa It has the synonym Chlorophora alba A. Chev. (etc.).

3) Bang in India is also identified with Abies spectabilis It has the synonym Pinus webbiana Wallich ex D. Don (etc.).

4) Bang is also identified with Hyoscyamus niger It has the synonym Hyoscyamus niger var. chinensis Makino (etc.).

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

· Iranian Journal of Botany (1987)
· Penny Cyclop. (1833)
· Poisonous Plants in Britain and Their Effects on Animals and Man. (1984)
· Journal of Japanese Botany (1926)
· The Genera of North American Plants (1818)
· Nordic Journal of Botany (1999)

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