Bihar: 2 definitions


Bihar means something in the history of ancient India, 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.

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India history and geography

Source: Knowledge Traditions & Practices of India: Education: Systems & Practices (history)

Bihar.—The Indian education system had such resilience that it continued to function till the pre-colonial age. British administrators documented the wide network of schools and institutions of higher learning in various parts of India. These records reveal that in Bengal and Bihar alone, indigenous village schools numbered between 100,000 to 150,000.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Bihar in India is the name of a plant defined with Melochia corchorifolia 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 endlicheri Walp. (among others).

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

· Contributions from the United States National Herbarium (1967)
· Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. (1825)
· A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants (1831)
· A Numerical List of Dried Specimens
· Mémoires de l’Institut Scientifique de Madagascar, Série B, Biologie Végétal (1956)
· Systema Vegetabilium (1826)

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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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