Garbhadatri, Garbhadātrī, Garbha-datri: 4 definitions



Garbhadatri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Garbhadatri in Ayurveda glossary
Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Garbhadātrī (गर्भदात्री) is another name for Putradā, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 4.159-160 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Together with the names Garbhadātrī and Putradā, there are a total of seven Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant. Note: Putradā is possibly identified with (i) Iṅgudī or Balanites aegyptiaca Linn., (ii) Mandragora officinarum Linn., or (iii) Fāsarā, corresponding to Śivaliṅgī (Bryonia laciniosa Linn.).

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Garbhadatri in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Garbhadātrī (गर्भदात्री):—[=garbha-dātrī] [from garbha] f. = -dā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Garbhadātrī (गर्भदात्री):—(garbha + dātrī) f. Name eines Strauchs. = garbhadā, apatyadā, putradā u. s. w. [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Garbhadātrī (गर्भदात्री):—f. ein best. Strauch [Rājan 4,161.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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