Kotti, Koṭṭi, Kōṭṭi: 3 definitions


Kotti 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)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Kotti in the Tamil language is the name of a plant identified with Aponogeton natans (L.) Engl. & K.Krause from the Aponogetonaceae (Cape-pondweed) family having the following synonyms: Saururus natans. For the possible medicinal usage of kotti, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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

1) Kotti in India is the name of a plant defined with Aponogeton natans in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Potamogeton indicus Roxb., nom. inval. (among others).

2) Kotti is also identified with Potamogeton nodosus It has the synonym Spirillus lonchites (Tuck.) Nieuwl. (etc.).

3) Kotti is also identified with Ziziphus xylopyrus It has the synonym Zizyphus caracutta Roxb. (etc.).

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

· Bijdragen tot de flora van Nederlandsch Indië. (1825)
· Supplementum Plantarum (1782)
· Blumea (2004)
· London Journal of Botany (1844)
· Ethnobotanical Leaflets (2007)
· Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (1842)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Kotti, for example health benefits, pregnancy safety, side effects, extract dosage, chemical composition, diet and recipes, 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Koṭṭi (ಕೊಟ್ಟಿ):—[noun] a shed for sheltering livestock; a cattle-shed; a corral.

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Koṭṭi (ಕೊಟ್ಟಿ):—

1) [adjective] not yielding; resisting doggedly or unreasonably; obstinate; stubborn.

2) [adjective] wandering aimlessly or without restraint.

3) [adjective] ಕೊಟ್ಟಿ ದನ [kotti dana] koṭṭi dana a cow, ox etc. that is left to wander and graze without restraint.

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Koṭṭi (ಕೊಟ್ಟಿ):—

1) [noun] a man who is impudent, lustful, not restrained.

2) [noun] the quality of being fraudulent; not genuine.

3) [noun] a fake or counterfeit currency note, coin etc.

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Koṭṭi (ಕೊಟ್ಟಿ):—

1) [noun] the action of annoying; vexing, molestation.

2) [noun] the state of being annoyed; vexation, trouble.

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Kotti (ಕೊತ್ತಿ):—[noun] the small, lithe, soft-furred animal, Felis cattus of Felidae family, domesticated since ancient times and often kept as a pet or for killing mice; a cat.

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Kotti (ಕೊತ್ತಿ):—[noun] a small lever in a firearm, which when pressed back by the finger activates the firing mechanism; the trigger.

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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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