Dhakki, Ḍhakkī: 3 definitions


Dhakki means something in 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Dhakki in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Antidesma acidum Retz. from the Phyllanthaceae (Amla) family having the following synonyms: Antidesma lanceolarium, Antidesma wallichianum, Stilago diandra. For the possible medicinal usage of dhakki, 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)

Dhakki in India is the name of a plant defined with Anodendron paniculatum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ichnocarpus paniculatus Moon, nom. nud. (among others).

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

· Indian Journal of Experimental Biology (1986)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (DC.) (1844)
· Nat. Hist. (1908)
· Philippine Journal of Science (1912)
· Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi (1869)
· Flora Indica (1832)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Dhakki, for example chemical composition, pregnancy safety, health benefits, extract dosage, side effects, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.

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context information

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

ḍhakkī (ढक्की).—See the commoner form dhakī&c.

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dhakkī (धक्की).—, and their compounds and derivatives See under dhakā.

context information

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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