Chit, Chiṭ: 3 definitions

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Chit means something in Hindi, biology. 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.

Ambiguity: Although Chit has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Cit. It further has the optional forms Chiṭ and Chīt.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Chit in India is the name of a plant defined with Plumbago zeylanica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Plumbago scandens L. (among others).

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

· Flora of Southern Africa (1963)
· Flora of Tropical East Africa, Plumbaginaceae (1976)
· Species Plantarum (1762)
· FBI (1882)
· Taxon (1979)
· Prodr. Fl. SW. Afr. (1967)

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

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Chit in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) a chit..—chit (चिट) is alternatively transliterated as Ciṭa.

2) Chit in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) supine; (lying) flat on the back; (nm) mind, heart; head (of a coin); ~[cora] alluring, appealing (person); he who steals away one’s heart; —[karana] to throw flat on the back; to overpower, to vanquish; —[kara dena] to bowl over, to overpower, to vanquish; —[pata karana] to decide this way or that (by throw of a coin); — [bhi meri pata bhi meri] ([amta mere bapa ka]) heads I win, tails you lose; —[hona] to be overpowered, to be vanquished; to fall on the back..—chit (चित) is alternatively transliterated as Cita.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Chit is another spelling for चिट [ciṭa].—n. 1. a piece of paper with something written on it; chit; 2. a piece of note used for cheating in the examination; cheat;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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