Enam, Ēṇam, Ēṉam: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Enam in India is the name of a plant defined with Setaria italica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Panicum viride L. (among others).

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

· Methodus Plantas Horti Botanici … (1794)
· Flora Americae Septentrionalis; or, … (1813)
· Prodromus stirpium in horto ad Chapel Allerton vigentium. (1796)
· Allgemeine Naturgeschichte (1841)
· Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science (1913)
· Rheinische Flora (1843)

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Ēṇam (ஏணம்) noun < ஏண். [en.] [Malayalam: ēṇam.] Firmness, stability; நிலைபேறு. (பிங்கலகண்டு) [nilaiperu. (pingalagandu)]

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Ēṇam (ஏணம்) noun < ēṇa. Deer; மான். (பிங்கலகண்டு) [man. (pingalagandu)]

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Ēṉam (ஏனம்) noun

1. Palm leaf-vessel for drinking toddy from; ஒலைக்கலம். (திவா.) [olaikkalam. (thiva.)]

2. Utensil, vessel; பாத்திரம். [pathiram.]

3. Tool; கருவி. [karuvi.] (W.)

4. Jewel; ஆபரணம். [aparanam.] Local usage

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Ēṉam (ஏனம்) noun Pig, wild hog; பன்றி. [panri.] (தொல். பொ. [thol. po.] 623.)

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Ēṉam (ஏனம்) particle Enumerative particle added to ஃ [q], as in அஃகேனம்; ஆய்த வெழுத்தின் சாரியை. [aqkenam; aytha vezhuthin sariyai.] (தொல். எழுத் [thol. ezhut] 134, உரை. [urai.])

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Ēṉam (ஏனம்) noun < ēnas. Sin, offence; பாவம். (சூடாமணிநிகண்டு) [pavam. (sudamaninigandu)]

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Ēṇam (ஏணம்) noun < ēṇa. Deer skin; மான் தோல். [man thol.] (W.)

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Ēṇam (ஏணம்) noun (யாழ்ப்பாணத்து மானிப்பாயகராதி) [(yazhppanathu manippayagarathi)]

1. cf. ஏண். [en.] Strength; வலிமை. [valimai.]

2. Bone; எலும்பு. [elumbu.]

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Ēṉam (ஏனம்) noun < ēnas. Fault; குற்றம். (யாழ்ப்பாணத்து மானிப்பாயகராதி) [kurram. (yazhppanathu manippayagarathi)]

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