Ede, Eḍe: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Ede in Nigeria is the name of a plant defined with Acacia polyacantha in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Acacia polyacantha subsp. campylacantha (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Brenan (from the Greek polys ‘many’ and akantha ‘thorn’, and kampylos ‘curved’ and akantha ‘thorn’ (among others).

2) Ede is also identified with Avicennia germinans It has the synonym Hilairanthus nitidus Tiegh. (etc.).

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

· Systema Naturae ed. 10
· Kew Bulletin (1958)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Flore d’Oware (1809)
· Molecular Ecology
· Phytologia (1934)

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

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Eḍe (ಎಡೆ):—

1) [verb] to cut away or strip of the skin, covering, surface, esp. of nuts, fruits, etc.

2) [verb] to open; to unfold; to reveal; to disclose.

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Eḍe (ಎಡೆ):—[verb] to be possible.

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Eḍe (ಎಡೆ):—

1) [noun] a place; room; space.

2) [noun] a particular point or a small area; a spot.

3) [noun] a space in between (two objects); the central portion.

4) [noun] an opportunity; a favourable circumstance; a fit time.

5) [noun] a very short period of time; a moment.

6) [noun] that which is equal or the quality, fact of being equal; equality.

7) [noun] nearness; proximity.

8) [noun] ಎಡೆಕೊಡು [edekodu] eḍekoḍu to provide an opportunity; to give room for; ಎಡೆಯಾಗು [edeyagu] eḍeyāgu (an opportunity, favourable circumstances) to be made or become available; ಎಡೆಯಾಡು [edeyadu] eḍeyāḍu to walk around, wander very close to another; ಎಡೆಯುಡುಗು [edeyudugu] eḍeyuḍugu to cut off; to interrupt; ಎಡೆಯೆಡೆ [edeyede] eḍeyeḍe here and there.

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Eḍe (ಎಡೆ):—

1) [noun] a meal or food that is offered to a deity or a person (as a religious service).

2) [noun] a meal, food, in gen.

3) [noun] a dining plate or leaf (as of plantain etc.).

4) [noun] ಎಡೆಮಾಡು [edemadu] eḍemāḍu to offer food (to a god or a religious man).

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Eḍe (ಎಡೆ):—[noun] a thing that is made inferior by adding less valuable, cheap substance; an adulterated substance; the quality of being inferior.

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Eḍe (ಎಡೆ):—[adverb] in a special manner; to a marked degree; specially.

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Ede (ಎದೆ):—

1) [noun] the chest a) that part of the mammalian body between the neck and the abdomen in whose cavity the heart and lungs lie; b) the middle of the three chief divisions of the body of an insect or the corresponding part of a crustacean or an arachnid; c) the fore or ventral part of the body between the neck and the abdomen in humans.

2) [noun] the pair of mammary glands extending from the chest in adult human females; the female breasts.

3) [noun] the heart, the organ that maintains blood circulation in the body.

4) [noun] one’s feelings or sentiments.

5) [noun] courage; bravery; manly spirit; self-confidence.

6) [noun] ಎದೆ ಡವಡವಗುಟ್ಟು [ede davadavaguttu]/ಡವಡವ ಎನ್ನುತ್ತಿರು [davadava ennuttiru] ede ḍavaḍavaguṭṭu/ḍavaḍava ennuttiru (fig.) (one’s heart) to beat strongly or fast as from emotion, fear, anxiety, etc.; to be nervous or anxious about something; ಎದೆ ಧಸಕ್ಕೆನ್ನು [ede dhasakkennu] ede dhasakkennu (fig.) (one’s courage, self-confidence, bearing capacity) to be lost from fear, unexpected loss, loss of support etc.; ಎದೆ ಬರು [ede baru] ede baru (fig.) (chiefly in negative sense) (courage, resoluteness, etc.) to be got; ಎದೆ ಬಿಚ್ಚಿ ಮಾತನಾಡು [ede bicci matanadu] ede bicci mātanāḍu (fig.) to tell what all one has in mind or feels like telling; to talk open-heartedly; ಎದೆಯನ್ನು ಕಲ್ಲು ಮಾಡಿಕೊ [edeyannu kallu madiko] edeyannu kallu māḍiko (fig.) to become hard-hearted; to become unyielding; to brace (oneself) to face danger, suffering, etc; to nerve oneself; ಎದೆಯನ್ನು ಗಟ್ಟಿ ಮಾಡಿಕೊ [edeyannu gatti madiko] edeyannu gaṭṭi māḍiko = ಎದೆಯನ್ನು ಕಲ್ಲು ಮಾಡಿಕೊ [edeyannu kallu madiko]; ಎದೆಯನ್ನು ಚುಚ್ಚು [edeyannu cuccu] edeyannu cuccu (fig.) to prick one’s conscience; to cause one feel guilty; ಎದೆಯ ಮೇಲೆ ಕುಳಿತಿರು [edeya mele kulitiru] edeya mēle kuḷitiru (fig.) to cause a compelling influence; to constrain; to force (to do); ಎದೆಯ ಮೇಲೆ ಕೈಯಿಟ್ಟುಕೊಂಡು ಹೇಳು [edeya mele kaiyittukomdu helu] edeya me1le kaiyiṭṭukoṇḍu hēḷu (fig.) to tell (something) truthfully and confidently; ಎದೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಅವಲಕ್ಕಿ ಕುಟ್ಟಿದಂತಾಗು [edeyalli avalakki kuttidamtagu] edeyalli avalakki kuṭṭidantāgu (fig.) (the heart) to throb fast and strongly as from fright; ಭಾರವಾದ ಎದೆ [bharavada ede] bhāravāda ede a heart fraught with grief or disappointment; ಎದೆ ಸೀಳಿದರೂ ಎರಡಕ್ಷರ ಇರದಿರು [ede silidaru eradakshara iradiru] ede sīḷidarū erḍakṣara iradiru (prov.) to be an absolute illiterate; ಎದೆಕಂದು [edekamdu] edekandu to lose courage; to become diffident or frightened; ಎದೆಕೊಡು [edekodu] ede koḍu (fig.) to feed (a baby) milk from the breast; to suckle; to nurse; to breast-feed; 2. to take up the responsibility boldly; ಎದೆಹಣ್ಣಾಗು [edehannagu] ede haṇnāgu to lose courage completely.

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