Cakuli, Cākuḷi: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Cakuli in India is the name of a plant defined with Senna auriculata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cassia densistipulata Taub. (among others).

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

· Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas (1895)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Flora Indica (1832)
· Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (2541)
· Pharmaceutical Biology (2002)

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

Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Cakuli (சகுலி) noun < śakulī. A kind of fish; மீன்வகை. [minvagai.] (W.)

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Cakuli (சகுலி) noun < śaṣkulī. cf. சஃகுல்லி. [saqkulli.] A kind of cake; அப்பவருக்கம். அங்கைச் சகுலியு நோக்கி [appavarukkam. angais saguliyu nokki] (கந்தபு. சந்திரசாப. [kanthapu. santhirasapa.] 11).

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Cākuḷi (சாகுளி) noun (Music) A specific melody-type; இராகவகை. [iragavagai.] (பரதசாஸ்திரம் ராக. [magaparatham raga.] 103.)

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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