Capja, Capjā: 2 definitions

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Capja 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)

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

Capja in India is the name of a plant defined with Ocimum basilicum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Plectranthus barrelieri Spreng. (among others).

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

· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1984)
· Taxon (1979)
· Tabl. École Bot. (1804)
· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1917)
· Gardeners Dictionary, ed. 8 (1768)
· Methodus (Moench) (1794)

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

Capjā (சப்ஜா) noun < Urdu sabza.

1. Iron-grey, as the colour of a horse; கருமயிலை நிறம். [karumayilai niram.]

2. Sweet basil. See திருநீற்றுப்பச்சை. [thirunirruppachai.]

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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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