Kot: 3 definitions


Kot means something in Hindi, 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.

Ambiguity: Although Kot has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Kota.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Kot in India is the name of a plant defined with Saussurea costus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Aucklandia lappa Decne. (among others).

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

· Transactions of the Linnean Society of (1845)
· Annals and Magazine of Natural History (1841)
· Botanicheskii Zhurnal (1964)
· Archives de Botanique (1833)
· CIS Chromosome Inform. Serv. (1993)
· Compositae Indicae (1876)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Kot, for example chemical composition, diet and recipes, health benefits, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, side effects, have a look at these references.

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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

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kot in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a coat; citadel, castle; ~[pala] the governor of a citadel..—kot (कोट) is alternatively transliterated as Koṭa.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Kot is another spelling for कोट [koṭa].—n. 1. coat; 2. a fort; stronghold; 3. a high place fit to erect a fort; 4. a stake for worshipping;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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