Beri, Bērī, Berī: 6 definitions


Beri means something in Marathi, 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Beri [बेरी] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Ziziphus oxyphylla Edgew. from the Rhamnaceae (Ber) family having the following synonyms: Ziziphus acuminata. For the possible medicinal usage of beri, 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.

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

1) Beri in East Africa is the name of a plant defined with Trichilia emetica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Elcaja roka Forssk. (among others).

2) Beri in India is also identified with Convolvulus arvensis It has the synonym Convolvulus arvensis var. sagittifolius Turczaninow (etc.).

3) Beri is also identified with Leonotis nepetifolia It has the synonym Leonurus nepetifolius (L.) Mill. (etc.).

4) Beri is also identified with Ziziphus jujuba It has the synonym Rhamnus jujuba L. (etc.).

5) Beri is also identified with Ziziphus mauritiana It has the synonym Rhamnus jujuba Linnaeus (etc.).

6) Beri is also identified with Ziziphus nummularia It has the synonym Ziziphus nummularia Wight (etc.).

7) Beri is also identified with Ziziphus oxyphylla It has the synonym Ziziphus acuminata Benth. (etc.).

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

· Flora Caroliniana (1788)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1984)
· Listados Florísticos de México (1983)
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1754)
· The botany of the voyage of H.M.S. Sulphur (1844)
· Acta Horticulturae Sinicae (1986)

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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bērī (बेरी).—f The dregs or lees, or the scum, of oil, ghee, boiling sugarcane-juice, or sugar &c.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bērī (बेरी).—f The scum of oil.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Berī (बेरी):—(nf) a smaller variety of [bera].

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bēri (ಬೇರಿ):—

1) [noun] a man who buys and sells commodities for profit; a dealer; a trader; a merchnat.

2) [noun] a clan of Muslim traders originally from Arabia, settled in the coastal ditricts of Karnāṭaka and part of Kerala, who speak Tuḷu mixed with Malayālam.

3) [noun] a man belonging to this clan.

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Bēri (ಬೇರಿ):—[noun] a percussion instrument consisting of a large hollow hemisphere of copper or brass and a parchment top that can be tightened or loosened to change the pitch; a kettledrum.

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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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