Kantakadhya, Kaṇṭakāḍhya, Kantaka-adhya: 5 definitions


Kantakadhya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Kantakadhya in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Kantakadhya in India is the name of a plant defined with Aegle marmelos in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Feronia pellucida Roth (among others).

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

· Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany (2003)
· Taxon (1979)
· Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1800)
· Pl. Coast Corom. (1798)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Taxon (1981)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kantakadhya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kaṇṭakāḍhya (कण्टकाढ्य).—a kind of tree.

Derivable forms: kaṇṭakāḍhyaḥ (कण्टकाढ्यः).

Kaṇṭakāḍhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kaṇṭaka and āḍhya (आढ्य).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kaṇṭakāḍhya (कण्टकाढ्य):—[from kaṇṭaka > kaṇṭa] mfn. full of thorns, thorny, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

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Kantakadhya in German

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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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