Dhol: 3 definitions

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Dhol 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.

Ambiguity: Although Dhol has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Dhola.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Dhol [ढोल] in the Marathi language is the name of a plant identified with Lindenbergia indica Vatke from the Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) family having the following synonyms: Lindenbergia sinaica, Lindenbergia polyantha. For the possible medicinal usage of dhol, 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.

Dhol in the Marathi language is the name of a plant identified with Lindenbergia muraria (Roxb. ex D.Don) Brühl from the Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) family having the following synonyms: Stemodia muraria, Lindenbergia urticifolia, Lindenbergia pusilla.

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

Dhol in India is the name of a plant defined with Lindenbergia indica 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):

· Glimpses of Cytogenetics in India (1992)
· Semina in Horto Botanico Hamburgensi (1829)
· Journ. Dept. Sc., Calcutta Univ. ii. Bot. (1920)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1984)
· Oesterreichische Botanische Zeitschrift (1875)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Dhol, for example side effects, chemical composition, extract dosage, diet and recipes, 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Dhol in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a tomtom, large drum; barrel; -[dhamakka] hustle and bustle; —[ki pola kholana] to call a person’s bluff, to make one show one’s cards, to prick the bubble; —[pitana] to publicise, to proclaim aloud..—dhol (ढोल) is alternatively transliterated as Ḍhola.

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