Gavudi, Gavuḍi: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Gavudi in India is the name of a plant defined with Chukrasia tabularis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Swietenia chickrassa Roxb. (among others).

2) Gavudi is also identified with Cordia macleodii It has the synonym Cordia macleodii Hook.f. & Thomson (etc.).

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

· Mon. Phan. (1878)
· Num. List (4892)
· Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ (1832)
· Ethnobotany (2005)
· Enumeratio Plantarum Zeylaniae (1858)
· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)

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

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Gavuḍi (ಗವುಡಿ):—

1) [noun] the wife of the chief of a village.

2) [noun] a female servant.

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Gavuḍi (ಗವುಡಿ):—[noun] the plant Cordia macleodii of Boraginaceae family.

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Gāvuḍi (ಗಾವುಡಿ):—[noun] the plant Cordia macleodii of Boraginaceae family.

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Gāvudi (ಗಾವುದಿ):—[adjective] lacking wisdom; unintelligent.

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Gāvudi (ಗಾವುದಿ):—[noun] a stupid, slow-witted person.

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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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