Kharbuja: 5 definitions


Kharbuja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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)

Kharbuja in Pakistan is the name of a plant defined with Bergia suffruticosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Bergia odorata Edgew. (among others).

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

· Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (1838)
· Description de l’Égypte (1813)
· Journal of Natural Medicines (2007)
· Denkschriften der Bayer. Botanischen Gesellschaft in Regensburg (1841)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kharbuja (खर्बुज).—The water-melon.

Derivable forms: kharbujam (खर्बुजम्).

See also (synonyms): kharvuja.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kharbūja (खर्बूज):—n. ([from] the [Persian] خربوزه, kkarbūśa), the water-melon, [Bhāvaprakāśa v, 6, 43 f.]

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Kharbuja in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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