Celukam, Ceḻukam, Ceḷukam: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Celukam in India is the name of a plant defined with Jasminum sambac in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Mogorium gimea Zuccagni (among others).

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

· Prodromus Stirpium in Horto ad Chapel Allerton vigentium (1796)
· Cytologia (1992)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1989)
· Prodr. (DC.) (1844)
· Investigatio et Studium Naturae (1992)

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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»] — Celukam in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Ceḻukam (செழுகம்) noun < jalukā. Leech; அட்டை. செழுகம்போலச் சுருங்கியும் விரிந்தும் [attai. sezhugambolas surungiyum virinthum] (சிவஞானபோத பாஷ்யம் [sivagnanapotha pashyam] 4, 2, பக். [pag.] 264).

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Ceḷukam (செளுகம்) noun See செழுகம். (உரிச்சொல்நிகண்டு) [sezhugam. (uricholnigandu)]

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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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