Kene: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Kene in Japan is the name of a plant defined with Alnus hirsuta in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Alnus tinctoria var. microphylla Nakai (among others).

2) Kene in Sierra Leone is also identified with Caloncoba brevipes It has the synonym Oncoba brevipes Stapf.

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

· Methodus Plantas Horti Botanici (1794)
· Illustriertes Handbuch der Laubholzkunde (1912)
· Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou (1854)
· Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany (1905)
· Botanical Magazine (1913)
· Bull. Gov. Forest Exp. Sta. (1962)

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kene (ಕೆನೆ):—

1) [verb] (a horse) to utter the loud, characteristic cry.

2) [verb] to utter the characteristic cry of a horse.

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Kene (ಕೆನೆ):—[noun] the quality that pleases or delights the senses (esp. the eye); beauty; charm; grace; loveliness; comeliness.

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Kene (ಕೆನೆ):—

1) [noun] the oily, yellowish part of milk, which rises to the top and which contains butterfat and may be separated; cream.

2) [noun] the best, finest or essential part (of anything).

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Kēne (ಕೇನೆ):—[noun] the starchy tuber of the plant Amorphophallus campanulatum of Araceae family; elephant yam.

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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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