Barba: 5 definitions
Barba means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Barba (बर्ब).—(Barbaras) the kingdom of.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 121. 47; 144. 57.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Biology (plants and animals)
Barba in India is the name of a plant defined with Ocimum basilicum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Plectranthus barrelieri Spreng. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Revue de Cytologie et de Biologie Végétales, le Botaniste (1984)
· Prodromus Stirpium in Horto ad Chapel Allerton vigentium (1796)
· Flora de Filipinas, ed. 2 (1845)
· Bothalia (1983)
· Tabl. École Bot. (1804)
· Thaiszia (1997)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Barba, for example health benefits, chemical composition, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, side effects, extract dosage, have a look at these references.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Barbā (बर्बा):—f. a species of Ocimum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+31): Barba de bode, Barba de capuchino, Barba de chivo, Barba de iejo, Barba de indio, Barba de viejo, Barba jolote, Barba negra, Barbad, Barbada, Barbadina, Barbados almond, Barbados aloe, Barbados cedar, Barbados flower fence, Barbados lily, Barbados nut, Barbados pride, Barbados sour grass, Barbana.
Ends with: Crepis atribarba.
Full-text: Barbas de indio, Barbas de gato, Barbas de chivo, Tres barbas abierto, Barba jolote, Barba de iejo, Barbura, Barba de capuchino, Barba de indio, Barba de bode, Barba negra, Barba de chivo, Barba de viejo, Barbara.
Search found 2 books and stories containing Barba, Barbā; (plurals include: Barbas, Barbās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 5 - Internal specialisation and space use (of Vārāṇāsī and Rājagṛha) < [Conclusion]
Part 5 - Urban centres in South Bihar (a): Aṅga Circle < [Chapter I - The Case Study of Rājagṛha]
Part 5 - Urban centres in South Bihar (b): Rajgir circle < [Chapter I - The Case Study of Rājagṛha]
The Chaldean account of Genesis (by George Smith)