Ceruppatai, Ceruppaṭai: 3 definitions


Ceruppatai 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)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Ceruppatai [செருப்படை] in the Tamil language is the name of a plant identified with Glinus lotoides L. from the Molluginaceae (Carpetweed) family having the following synonyms: Mollugo lotoides, Mollugo hirta. For the possible medicinal usage of ceruppatai, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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

Ceruppatai in India is the name of a plant defined with Coldenia procumbens in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Bourreria microphylla Griseb..

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Hamdard Medicus (2001)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1999)
· Catalogus plantarum cubensium (1866)
· Indian Journal of Pharmacology (1991)

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Tamil dictionary

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

Ceruppaṭai (செருப்படை) [ceru-paṭai] noun < செரு [seru] +. Army of tried soldiers; சிறந்த போர்வீரர்களைக் கொண்ட சேனை. செருப்படையான் பல்புகழ் பாடி [sirantha porvirarkalaig konda senai. seruppadaiyan palpugazh padi] (புறப்பொருள்வெண்பாமாலை [purapporulvenpamalai] 9, 31).

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Ceruppaṭai (செருப்படை) noun A diffuse prostrate herb, Glinus latoides; படர்கொடிவகை. [padarkodivagai.] (A.)

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