Canakkikkirai, Cāṇākkikkīrai: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Canakkikkirai in India is the name of a plant defined with Onosma bracteata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.

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

· Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ (1824)

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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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Tamil dictionary

[«previous next»] — Canakkikkirai in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Cāṇākkikkīrai (சாணாக்கிக்கீரை) [cāṇākki-kīrai] noun < சாணாக்கி [sanakki] +.

1. Sickle-leaf. See மயிர்மாணிக்கம். [mayirmanikkam.]

2. Hare's ear. See முயற்செவி. [muyarsevi.] (பதார்த்தகுண சிந்தாமணிமேகலை [patharthaguna sindamani] 600.)

3. Buffalo-tongue milk-hedge. See சனகிப்பூண்டு [sanagippundu] (W.)

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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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