Dalimba, Ḍāḷimba, Ḍālimba: 6 definitions


Dalimba means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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)

Source: Advances in Zoology and Botany: Ethnomedicinal List of Plants Treating Fever in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra, India

Ḍālimba (or Ḍāḻiṃba) in the Marathi language refers to the medicinal shrub “Punica granatum L.”, and is used for ethnomedicine treatment of Fever in Ahmednagar district, India. The parts used are: “Fresh fruits”. Instructions for using the shrub named Ḍālimba: A fresh juice prepared from the fruits—a full glass twice a day in high fever.

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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

Dalimba [ದಾಳಿಂಬ] 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 dalimba, 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)

Dalimba 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):

· FBI (1879)
· New Botanist (1981)
· Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pakistan & Kash. (1972)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2009)
· Ethnobotany (2004)
· North American Flora (1928)

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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ḍāḷimba (डाळिंब).—f (ḍālima S) The Pomegranate-tree, and n the fruit, Punica granatum.

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dāḷimba (दाळिंब).—See under ḍā. In the Desh however is preferred to ḍā.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ḍāḷimba (डाळिंब).—f The Pomegranate.

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dāḷimba (दाळिंब).—See under ḍā.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ḍāḷiṃba (ಡಾಳಿಂಬ):—

1) [noun] the bush or small tree Punica granatum of Puniacaceae family; pomegranate plant.

2) [noun] its round fruit with a red, leathery rind and many seeds covered with red, juicy, edible flesh; pomegranate.

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Daḷiṃba (ದಳಿಂಬ):—

1) [noun] a piece of cloth that is washed.

2) [noun] the mattress used to lie or sleep on; a bed.

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Dāḷiṃba (ದಾಳಿಂಬ):—

1) [noun] the round fruit, having edible red and juicy flesh, of the bush (or small tree) Punica granatum of the Punicaceae family; pomegranate.

2) [noun] the plant itself.

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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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