Dhumrapatra, Dhūmrapatra, Dhūmrapatrā, Dhumra-patra: 4 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Dhūmrapatrā (धूम्रपत्रा) is the Sanskrit name for a medicinal plant identified with Nicotiana tabacum Linn. or “cultivated tobacco” from the Solanaceae or “nightshades” family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.34-35 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. Note: Dhūmrapatrā is a native plant of America and entered India with Portugese, hence it is not described by earlier Nighaṇṭus. It us used in toothache.
Dhūmrapatrā is mentioned as having seven synonyms: Dhūmrāhvā, Sulabhā, Svayambhuvā, Gṛdhrapatrā, Gṛdhrāṇī, Krimighnī and Strīmalāpahā.
Properties and characteristics: “Dhūmrapatrā is bitter in taste (rasa) and hot (uṣṇa) in potency. It is an anthelmintic and cures oedema and cough. It is an appetiser and digestive stimulant”.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dhūmrapatra (धूम्रपत्र).—n (S) Smoke-leaf. A covert or jocose term for Tobacco.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
dhūmrapatra (धूम्रपत्र).—n Smoke-leaf. A covert or jocose term for tobacco.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] leaves of Nicotiana tabacum (Solanaceae family).
2) [noun] the plant itself.
3) [noun] the prepared leaves of this plant, used in cigarettes, cigars, and pipes.
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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