Dangara, Ḍāṅgara, Damgara: 6 definitions

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Dangara 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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Dangara in India is the name of a plant defined with Oryza sativa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Oryza sativa var. formosana (Masamune & Suzuki) Yeh & Henderson (among others).

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

· Aspects of Plant Sciences (1989)
· Dictionary of the economic products of India (1891)
· Journal de Botanique, rédigé par une société de botanistes (1813)
· Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding (1965)
· Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1889)
· Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy. Part B, Biological Sciences (1989)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Dangara, for example diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, health benefits, side effects, chemical composition, 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ḍāṅgara (डांगर).—f The plant producing the dark green pompion. 2 n Its fruit. 3 n or ḍāṅgarakūṭa n Flour of uḍīda &c. prepared with salt and peppers.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Ḍaṅgara (डङ्गर):—m. = ḍiṅg, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) throwing (or ‘an expression of contempt’), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (also ḍiṅg)

[Sanskrit to German]

Dangara 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

Ḍaṃgara (ಡಂಗರ):—

1) [noun] the annual vine Cucurbita moschata of Cucurbitaceae family.

2) [noun] its fruit used as a vegetable; sweet gourd.

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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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