Kurra: 3 definitions


Kurra means something in Marathi, 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Kurra in India is the name of a plant defined with Holarrhena pubescens in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Echites antidysenterica Roth, non (Linnaeus) Roxburgh ex Fleming (among others).

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

· Phytochemistry.
· Phytochemistry
· Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology (1983)
· J. Straits Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc. (1909)
· Fitoterapia (2007)
· Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (1996)

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context information

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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kurra (कुर्र).—ind A word used in games with gōṭē (marbles).

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kurrā (कुर्रा).—m Airs, affectation, foppery. 2 (For kunhā) Malice or grudge. v dhara, ṭhēva.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kurrā (कुर्रा).—m Airs, affection, foppery.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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