Kokilakshaka, Kokilākṣaka: 2 definitions


Kokilakshaka 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.

The Sanskrit term Kokilākṣaka can be transliterated into English as Kokilaksaka or Kokilakshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Kokilakshaka in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Kokilaksaka in India is the name of a plant defined with Hygrophila auriculata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Asteracantha longifolia (L.) Nees (among others).

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

· Berichte der Schweizerischen Botanischen Gesellschaft (1976)
· Plantae Asiaticae Rariores (Wallich) (1832)
· Enumeratio Plantarum Zeylaniae (1860)
· Kew Bulletin (1962)
· Centuria II. Plantarum (1759)
· Flora Brasiliensis (1847)

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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

[«previous next»] — Kokilakshaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kokilākṣaka (कोकिलाक्षक):—[from kokila] m. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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