Bhujapatra: 3 definitions


Bhujapatra means something in Marathi, 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)

[«previous next»] — Bhujapatra in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Bhujapatra in India is the name of a plant defined with Betula alnoides in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Betula cylindrostachya var. subglabra Regel (among others).

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

· Prodromus Florae Nepalensis (1825)
· Linnaea (1832)
· Das Pflanzenreich (1904)
· Nouv. Mém. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou (1861)
· Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, (1841)
· Plantae Asiaticae Rariores, or ‘Descriptions and figures of a select number of unpublished East Indian plants’ (Wallich) (1830)

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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

[«previous next»] — Bhujapatra in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhujapatra (भुजपत्र) [or भुजिपत्र, bhujipatra].—n (bhūrjapatra S) The inner bark of the tree bhūrja (a kind of Birch). 2 Applied scornfully to thin and flimsy, or to old and worn out paper or cloth.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhujapatra in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhujapatra (ಭುಜಪತ್ರ):—

1) [noun] the tree Butea bojapatra of Papilionaceae family, the smooth bark of which can easily be peeled off in thin sheets; a birch tree.

2) [noun] the plant Betula alba of Betulaceae family.

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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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