Krakacacchada, Krakaca-cchada: 7 definitions


Krakacacchada 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Krakachachchhada.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Krakacacchada in India is the name of a plant defined with Pandanus odorifer in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Marquartia leucacantha Hassk. (among others).

2) Krakacacchada is also identified with Pandanus tectorius It has the synonym Pandanus odoratissimus var. pyriformis Martelli (etc.).

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

· Pacific Sci. (1961)
· Sandakania (1993)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1984)
· Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany (1878)
· Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden (1911)
· Flora (1842)

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Krakacacchada in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Krakacacchada (क्रकचच्छद).—the Ketaka tree.

Derivable forms: krakacacchadaḥ (क्रकचच्छदः).

Krakacacchada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms krakaca and cchada (च्छद).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Krakacacchada (क्रकचच्छद).—m.

(-daḥ) A plant with a strong smelling flower, (Pandanus ordoratissimus.) E. krakaca a saw, and chada a leaf; having serrated leaves.

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

Krakacacchada (क्रकचच्छद):—[=krakaca-cchada] [from krakaca] m. ‘saw-leaved’, Pandanus odoratissimus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Krakacacchada (क्रकचच्छद):—(daḥ) 1. m. A plant (Pandanus odoratissimus).

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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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