Kattinuna, Kattinuṇā: 2 definitions


Kattinuna 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)

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

Kattinuna in India is the name of a plant defined with Andrographis paniculata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Justicia paniculata Sessé & Moc. (among others).

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

· Flora Indica (1768)
· Ethnobotanical Leaflets (2008)
· Cytologia (1983)
· Index Linn. Herb. (1912)
· Contributions from the United States National Herbarium (1895)
· Plantae Asiaticae Rariores (Wallich) (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»] — Kattinuna in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Kattinuṇā (கத்திநுணா) [katti nuṇā] [katti-nuṇā] noun < idem. +. Creat. See நிலவேம்பு. (வைத்திய மலையகராதி) [nilavembu. (vaithiya malaiyagarathi)]

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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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