Dirghapatra, aka: Dirgha-patra, Dīrghapatra; 3 Definition(s)
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Ayurveda (science of life)
Dīrghapatra (दीर्घपत्र) is another name (synonym) for Tāla, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Borassus flabellifer (doub palm). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 9.83), which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Dīrghapatra (दीर्घपत्र).—the palm tree.
Derivable forms: dīrghapatraḥ (दीर्घपत्रः).
Dīrghapatra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dīrgha and patra (पत्र).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-traḥ-trā-trī-traṃ) Long-leaved longifolium. m.
(-traḥ) Garlic. f.
(-trā) 1. A sort of Eugenia. 2. A kind of Chakulya. E. dīrgha long, and patra a leaf.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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