Catippu, Cātippū: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Catippu in India is the name of a plant defined with Jasminum grandiflorum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Jasminum floribundum R. Br. ex Fresen. (among others).

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Cytologia (1987)
· Kew Bulletin (1997)
· Investigatio et Studium Naturae (1992)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1991)
· Journal of the Arnold Arboretum (1932)

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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

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Cātippū (சாதிப்பூ) [cāti-pū] noun < idem. +.

1. Mace, as the nutmeg flower; சாதிபத்திரி. [sathipathiri.] (பதார்த்தகுண சிந்தாமணிமேகலை [patharthaguna sindamani] 651.)

2. Flower of Jasminum grandiflorum; முல்லைப்பூ வகை. [mullaippu vagai.]

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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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