Binda, Biṇḍa, Bimda, Biṃḍa, Biṃḍā: 7 definitions


Binda 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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Binda [बिंदा] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Colebrookea oppositifolia Sm. from the Lamiaceae (Mint) family. For the possible medicinal usage of binda, 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) Binda in India is the name of a plant defined with Abelmoschus esculentus 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 longifolius Willd. (among others).

2) Binda is also identified with Colebrookea oppositifolia It has the synonym Buchanania oppositifolia Sm. (etc.).

3) Binda is also identified with Hibiscus esculentus It has the synonym Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench (etc.).

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

· Ewé: the use of plants in Yoruba society. (1995)
· Annuario de Belém em commemoração do seu tricentenario, 1616–1916, historico, litterario e commercial.
· Flora of Chiapas (1990)
· New Botanist (1976)
· Systematic Botany Monographs (1988)
· Prodromus Florae Nepalensis (1825)

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

biṇḍa (बिंड).—m n f The roll or band of grass and leaves along the corner of a thatch (whether of a house or of a cornstack). v bāndha.

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biṇḍā (बिंडा).—m ( H) A mass (of cotton or cordage) rolled up together. 2 A load or bundle (as of grass or sticks). 3 fig. A tump, mount, knoll, an abruptly rising ground: also a prominence or a projecting rock.

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binda (बिंद).—m (Vulgar for bindu) A drop. 2 A drop of semen virile: also semen virile.

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bīnda (बींद) [or ध, dha].—f A street or lane (of a village or town). Ex. nindakāñcī tōṇḍē lāsīta || lōka paḷati bidōbidīṃ ||; also bidōbida dhāvati suvāsinī ||.

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

biṇḍā (बिंडा).—m A mass (of cotton, &c.) rolled up together.

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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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Binda (बिन्द):—[from bind] See kusuru-binda.

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Binda in German

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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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Biṃda (ಬಿಂದ):—

1) [noun] any collection or assemblage of persons or things; a group; a multitude.

2) [noun] a group of things placed, thrown or lying one on another; a pile; a heap.

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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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