Kurai, Kuṟai, Kūrai, Kūṟai, Kurāi: 3 definitions

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Kurai 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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Kurai in India is the name of a plant defined with Ocimum americanum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ocimum album Roxb. (among others).

2) Kurai is also identified with Sterculia urens It has the synonym Kavalama urens Raf. (etc.).

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

· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Sylva Telluriana (1838)
· Centuria I. Plantarum (1755)
· Amoenitates academicae (1755)
· Flora of West Tropical Africa (1931)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1987)

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

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Kurāi (कुराइ):—n. waiting;

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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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