Katikkai, Kaṭikkai: 2 definitions

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Katikkai means something in biology, Tamil. 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)

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

Katikkai in India is the name of a plant defined with Ziziphus glabrata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.

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

· Novae Plantarum Species (1821)

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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»] — Katikkai in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Kaṭikkai (கடிக்கை) noun Jagged jujube, medium tree, Zizyphus trinervia; கருக்குவாய்ச்சிமரம். [karukkuvaychimaram.]

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Katikkai (கதிக்கை) noun See கருக்குவாய்ச்சி. [karukkuvaychi.] (W.)

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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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