Bhutavriksha, Bhūtavṛkṣa, Bhuta-vriksha: 7 definitions
Bhutavriksha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Bhūtavṛkṣa can be transliterated into English as Bhutavrksa or Bhutavriksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Bhūtavṛkṣa (भूतवृक्ष) is another name for Śākhoṭa, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Streblus asper (Siamese rough bush), from the Moraceae family. It is classified as a medicinal plant in the system of Āyurveda (science of Indian medicine) and is used throughout literature such as the Suśrutasaṃhita and the Carakasaṃhitā. The synonym was identified in the Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 9.123), which is a 13th century medicinal thesaurus.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bhūtavṛkṣa (भूतवृक्ष).—the Bibhītaka tree.
Derivable forms: bhūtavṛkṣaḥ (भूतवृक्षः).
Bhūtavṛkṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhūta and vṛkṣa (वृक्ष).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kṣaḥ) 1. A tree, (Trophis aspera.) 2. A species of Bignonia, (B. Indica.) E. bhūta a goblin and vṛkṣa a tree.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bhūtavṛkṣa (भूतवृक्ष):—[=bhūta-vṛkṣa] [from bhūta > bhū] m. ‘demon-tree’, Trophis Aspera, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] Calosanthes Indica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] Terminalia Bellerica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Bhūtavṛkṣa (भूतवृक्ष):—(bhūta Gespenst + vṛkṣa) m. Trophis aspera und Calosanthes indica Bl. [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 4, 320.] [Medinīkoṣa ṣ. 55.] Terminalia Bellerica Roxb. [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha]
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