Chora: 3 definitions


Chora 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chhor.

Ambiguity: Although Chora has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Cora. It further has the optional forms Chorā.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Chora in the Dogri language is the name of a plant identified with Angelica glauca Edgew. from the Apiaceae (Carrot) family having the following synonyms: Angelica nuristanica. For the possible medicinal usage of chora, 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.

Chora in the Hindi language, ibid. previous identification.

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

1) Chora in India is the name of a plant defined with Angelica archangelica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Archangelica archangelica (L.) Huth (among others).

2) Chora is also identified with Angelica glauca.

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

· Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1846)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Genera Plantarum (1776)
· Helios (1893)
· Nordic Journal of Botany (2002)
· Deutsche Flora. Pharmaceutisch-medicinische Botanik (1883)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Chora, for example side effects, diet and recipes, extract dosage, chemical composition, health benefits, pregnancy safety, 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) Chora (छोर) [Also spelled chhor]:—(nm) the end, fag end; extremity; edge.

2) Chorā (छोरा) [Also spelled chhora]:—(nm) a lad.

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