Karamardaka, Kara-mardaka: 5 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Karamardaka in India is the name of a plant defined with Carissa carandas in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Damnacanthus esquirolii H. Lév. (among others).

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

· Bot. Cab. (1822)
· Fl. Cochinch. (1790)
· Mantissa Plantarum (1767)
· Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis (1912)
· Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (1993)
· Indian J. Med. Res. (1963)

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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»] — Karamardaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Karamardaka (करमर्दक).—Name of a plant (Carissa carandus; Mar. karavaṃda)

Derivable forms: karamardakaḥ (करमर्दकः).

Karamardaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kara and mardaka (मर्दक). See also (synonyms): karamarda, karamardī.

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

1) Karamardaka (करमर्दक):—[=kara-mardaka] [from kara] m. idem

2) [v.s. ...] n. the fruit of Carissa Carandas, [Suśruta i, 210, 18.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Karamardaka 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Karamardaka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Karamardaka (ಕರಮರ್ದಕ):—[noun] = ಕರಮರ್ದ [karamarda].

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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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