Dinda, Diṇḍa, Dimda: 5 definitions


Dinda 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

Dinda [ದಿಂಡ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Anogeissus latifolia (Roxb. ex DC.) Wall. ex Guillem. & Perr. from the Combretaceae (Rangoon creeper) family. For the possible medicinal usage of dinda, 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.

Dinda in the Marathi language is the name of a plant identified with Leea macrophylla Roxb. ex Hornem. from the Vitaceae (Grape) family having the following synonyms: Leea integrifolia, Leea latifolia.

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

1) Dinda in India is the name of a plant defined with Leea macrophylla in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ampelocissus sikkimensis auct. non (M.A. Lawson) Planch. (among others).

2) Dinda is also identified with Leea indica It has the synonym Aquilicia ottilis Gaertn. (etc.).

3) Dinda in South Africa is also identified with Dicerocaryum eriocarpum It has the synonym Dicerocaryum eriocarpum (Decne.) J. Abels (etc.).

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

· Bijdragen tot de flora van Nederlandsch Indië (1825)
· Annales Museum Botanicum Lugduno-Batavi (1863)
· Flora of the British India (1875)
· Beskr. Guin. Pl. (1827)
· Numer. List (6824)
· Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie (1886)

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

diṇḍa (दिंड).—n A bale of cloth. 2 A dish dressed on nāgapañcamī. 3 In marriages. The pieces of cloth put together and given to the people attending the bridegroom. 4 The transverse beam of a pābhara, kuḷava, kōḷapēṃ, and similar implements; a block or chump of wood more gen. 5 f A wicket.

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diṇḍā (दिंडा).—m A certain wild plant. There are two kinds.

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

diṇḍa (दिंड).—n A bale of cloth. A block of wood, the transverse beem of a kuḷava &c. f wicket.

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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

Ḍiṃḍa (ಡಿಂಡ):—

1) [noun] a very arrogant man.

2) [noun] an able, powerful man.

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Diṃḍa (ದಿಂಡ):—[noun] = ದಿಂಡಿಗ [dimdiga]1.

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Diṃḍa (ದಿಂಡ):—[noun] the herb Evolvulus alsinoides of Convolvulaceae family; the moon creeper.

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Diṃḍa (ದಿಂಡ):—[noun] = ದಿಂಡು [dimdu]1.

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Diṃḍa (ದಿಂಡ):—

1) [noun] an arrogant, self-conceited man.

2) [noun] a man having great power; an all-powerful man.

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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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