Dadimba, Dāḍimba: 9 definitions


Dadimba means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Agriculture (Krishi) and Vrikshayurveda (study of Plant life)

Source: Shodhganga: Drumavichitrikarnam—Plant mutagenesis in ancient India

Dāḍimba (दाडिम्ब) (identified with Punica granatum) was the subject of certain bio-organical recipes for plant mutagenesis, according to the Vṛkṣāyurveda by Sūrapāla (1000 CE): an encyclopedic work dealing with the study of trees and the principles of ancient Indian agriculture.—Accordingly, “Punica granatum [e.g., Dāḍimba] transplanted seven times bears fruits as big as coconut if nourished with water containing Emblica officinalis, Terminalia bellirica and Terminalia chebula, melted butter, and marrow of a hog”.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Dadimba [ದಾಡಿಂಬ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Punica granatum Punica granatum L. from the Lythraceae (Crape Myrtle) family. For the possible medicinal usage of dadimba, 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)

Dadimba in India is the name of a plant defined with Punica granatum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.

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

· Regnum Vegetabile, or ‘a Series of Handbooks for the Use of Plant Taxonomists and Plant Geographers’ (1993)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1981)
· Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (1936)
· Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pakistan & Kash. (1972)
· FBI (1879)
· New Botanist (1981)

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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dāḍimba (दाडिम्ब).—The pomegranate tree.

Derivable forms: dāḍimbaḥ (दाडिम्बः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dāḍimba (दाडिम्ब).—m.

(-mbaḥ) The pomegranate: see dāḍima .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dāḍimba (दाडिम्ब):—[from dāḍima] m. the pomeg° tree, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dāḍimba (दाडिम्ब):—(mbaḥ) 1. m. The pomegranate.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dadimba in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dāḍiṃba (ದಾಡಿಂಬ):—[noun] = ದಾಡಿಂಬೆ [dadimbe].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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