Barhishtha, Barhiṣṭha: 7 definitions
Barhishtha 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.
The Sanskrit term Barhiṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Barhistha or Barhishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Biology (plants and animals)
Barhishtha in India is the name of a plant defined with Pavonia odorata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Hibiscus oligosandrus Buch-Ham. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Flora of the British Ind. (1874)
· Taxon (1980)
· Blumea (1966)
· Oesterreichische Botanische Zeitschrift (1863)
· Species Plantarum. (1822)
· Monadelphiae Classis Dissertationes Decem (1786)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Barhishtha, for example chemical composition, health benefits, diet and recipes, side effects, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, 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
Barhiṣṭha (बर्हिष्ठ).—a. (superl. of bṛhat) Largest, strongest.
-ṣṭham A kind of fragrant grass.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Barhiṣṭha (बर्हिष्ठ).—([superlative]) the largest or strongest; [neuter] [adverb]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Barhiṣṭha (बर्हिष्ठ):—[from barhaṇa] mfn. (superl.) mightiest, strongest, highest, [Brāhmaṇa]
2) [from barhaṇa] n. Andropogon Muricatus, [Suśruta]
3) [v.s. ...] the resin of Pinus Longifolia, [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.
1) [adjective] largest; highest; biggest.
2) [adjective] strongest; most robust.
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1) [noun] the fragrant grass Andropogon muricatus.
2) [noun] the resin obtained from the tree Pinus longifolia, used in perfumes.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
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