Kuro: 3 definitions


Kuro 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Kuro [कुरो] in the Nepali language is the name of a plant identified with Sida acuta Burm. fil. from the Malvaceae (Mallow) family having the following synonyms: Sida earpinifolia, Sida lanceolata, Sida frutescens. For the possible medicinal usage of kuro, 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.

Kuro [कुरो] in the Nepali language is the name of a plant identified with Cynoglossum lanceolatum Forssk. from the Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) family having the following synonyms: Cynoglossum canescens, Cynoglossum racemosum.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Kuro in India is the name of a plant defined with Acacia pennata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Mimosa ferruginea Rottler (among others).

2) Kuro is also identified with Bidens biternata It has the synonym Bidens abyssinica Sch. Bip. (etc.).

3) Kuro is also identified with Bidens pilosa It has the synonym Coreopsis alba L. (etc.).

4) Kuro in Tropical America is also identified with Bixa orellana It has the synonym Bixa americana Poir. (etc.).

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

· Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information Kew (1915)
· Centuria I. Plantarum (1755)
· American Journal of Botany (1977)
· Tropical and Geographical Medicine (1991)
· Methods and Findings in Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology (2008)
· Taxon (1980)

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

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kuro (ಕುರೊ):—[noun] = ಕುರೆ [kure]1.

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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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