Ghera, Ghēra: 4 definitions


Ghera means something in Marathi, Hindi, biology. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Gher.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Ghera in Nigeria is the name of a plant defined with Sorghum bicolor in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Holcus saccharatus var. technicus (Körn.) Farw. (among others).

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

· Saggi scientifici e letterarj dell’ accademia di Padova (1786)
· Journal of Wuhan Botanical Research (1997)
· Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica (1775)
· Prodromus Plantarum Capensium, … (1794)
· Physiologia Plantarum (2005)
· Species Plantarum

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ghēra (घेर).—m ( H) A circumference. 2 The skirt of a garment. 3 A border of short hair left by bucks around the root of the śēṇḍī.

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ghērā (घेरा).—m ( H) Circumference or girth; measure around. 2 An encompassing or enclosing body or line. 3 Environs (esp. of a hill-fort).

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ghēra (घेर).—m A circumference. The skirt of a garment.

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ghērā (घेरा).—m Circumference or girth; measure around. An encompassing or enclos- ing body or line. Environs.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Ghera (घेर) [Also spelled gher]:—(nm) circumference; —[ghāra] hemming in; encirclement; ~[dāra] skirted; loose; having a wide circumference.

2) Gherā (घेरा):—(nm) a siege; an encirclement, enclosure, cordon; fence; skirt; girth; circumference; rim; —[ḍālanā] to besiege, to surround; ~[baṃdī] encirclement; siege; blockade.

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