Kattuppayir, Kāṭṭuppayir: 2 definitions


Kattuppayir 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)

Kattuppayir in India is the name of a plant defined with Vigna adenantha in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Phaseolus amoenus Macfad., nom. illeg., non Phaseolus amoenus Sol. ex Forster f. (among others).

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

· Nomenclator Botanicus. (1841)
· Inta Ser. Téc. (1988)
· Primitiae Florae Essequeboensis (1818)
· Candollea (1923)
· Pollen et Spores (1983)
· Nova Genera et Species Plantarum (1824)

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

Kāṭṭuppayir (காட்டுப்பயிர்) [kāṭṭu-payir] noun < idem. +. [K. kāḍahasaṟu.] Wild uncultivated crops, vegetables that grow of themselves; தானே விளை யும் பயிர். [thane vilai yum payir.] (W.)

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Kāṭṭuppayir (காட்டுப்பயிர்) [kāṭṭu-payir] noun < idem. +. Dry crop; புன்செய்ப் பயிர். [punseyp payir.] Local usage

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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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