Bhurjapatra, Bhūrjapatra, Bhurja-patra: 5 definitions


Bhurjapatra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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)

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

1) Bhurjapatra 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 acuminata Kindb. (among others).

2) Bhurjapatra is also identified with Betula utilis It has the synonym Betula bhojpattra Lindley (etc.).

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

· Plantae Wilsonianae (1916)
· Prodromus Florae Nepalensis (1825)
· Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, (1841)
· Nouv. Mém. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou (1861)
· Plantae Asiaticae Rariores, or ‘Descriptions and figures of a select number of unpublished East Indian plants’ (Wallich) (1830)
· Linnaea (1832)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

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

bhūrjapatra (भूर्जपत्र).—n (S) The inner bark of the tree. bhūja. 2 fig. Applied to threadbare cloth or very thin paper.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhurjapatra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhūrjapatra (भूर्जपत्र).—the birch-tree.

Derivable forms: bhūrjapatraḥ (भूर्जपत्रः).

Bhūrjapatra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhūrja and patra (पत्र).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhūrjapatra (भूर्जपत्र).—m. a kind of birch.

Bhūrjapatra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhūrja and patra (पत्र).

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Bhūrjapatra (ಭೂರ್ಜಪತ್ರ):—[noun] = ಭೂರ್ಜ [bhurja].

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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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