Canattanam, Cāṇattaṉam: 2 definitions


Canattanam means something in biology, Tamil. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Canattanam in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Canattanam in India is the name of a plant defined with Acorus calamus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Acorus calamus var. americanus (Raf.) H.D. Wulff. (among others).

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

· Botaniceskjij Žurnal SSSR (1985)
· Ann. Bot.
· Planta Medica (2007)
· Genome Res. (2006)
· Economic Botany (1994)
· Phytotherapy Research

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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

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

Cāṇattaṉam (சாணத்தனம்) noun probably Telugu jāṇatanamu. Ribaldry; கேலி. [keli.] (R.)

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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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