Karicanam, Karicaṉam: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Karicanam in India is the name of a plant defined with Sphagneticola calendulacea in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Complaya chinensis (Osbeck) Strother (among others).

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

· Enumeratio Systematica Plantarum (1760)
· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1954)
· Dagbok ofwer en Ostindisk Resa (1757)
· Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (2007)
· Systema Vegetabilium (1826)
· Synopsis Generum Compositarum (1832)

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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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Tamil dictionary

[«previous next»] — Karicanam in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Karicaṉam (கரிசனம்) noun < கரி⁵ [kari⁵] + daśana. Elephant's tusk; யானைக்கோடு. கரிசன மன்ன கொங்கை [yanaikkodu. karisana manna kongai] (கந்தபு. தெய்வயா. [kanthapu. theyvaya.] 87).

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Karicaṉam (கரிசனம்) noun cf. கரிசலை. [karisalai.] Ceylon Verbesina. See பொற்றலைக்கையாந்தகரை. (வைத்திய மலையகராதி) [porralaikkaiyanthagarai. (vaithiya malaiyagarathi)]

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Karicaṉam (கரிசனம்) noun probably from கரை¹-. [karai¹-.] [Malayalam: karisanam.] (J.)

1. Tenderness, affection, as of a parent for the child; அன்பு. [anpu.]

2. Affectionate solicitude; concern; interest; சிரத்தை. [sirathai.]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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