Boja, Bōja: 5 definitions


Boja 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Boja [బోజ] in the Telugu language is the name of a plant identified with Xylia xylocarpa (Roxb.)Taub. from the Mimosaceae (Touch-me-not) family having the following synonyms: Mimosa xylocarpa, Xylia dolabriformis. For the possible medicinal usage of boja, 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.

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Boja in India is the name of a plant defined with Xylia xylocarpa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Mimosa xylocarpa Roxb. (among others).

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

· Ethnobotany. The Renaissance of Traditional Herbal Medicine. (1996)
· London Journal of Botany (1842)
· Burmah (1882)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1825)
· Botanisches Centralblatt (1891)
· Journal of Botany (1842)

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

bōja (बोज).—m ( H) Weight, dignity, importance, influence, consideration, estimation. 2 Honor, credit, reputability (in an affair or a business). bōja rākhaṇēṃ g. of o. To hold in honor or esteem.

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bōjā (बोजा) [or झा, jhā].—m ( H) A load or burden. The common word is ōjhēṃ.

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bōjā (बोजा).—m ( P) An intoxicating (poisoning) stuff recently got into requisition; a sort of beer. See ābakārī.

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

bōja (बोज).—m Weight, influence; honour, credit. bōja rākhaṇēṃ Hold in honour.

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bōjā (बोजा) [-jhā, -झा].—m A load or burden.

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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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bōja (ಬೋಜ):—[noun] a kind of liquor.

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Bōjā (ಬೋಜಾ):—[noun] = ಬೋಜೆ [boje].

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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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