Kusum, Kusūṃ: 4 definitions

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Kusum means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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

Kusum [কুসুম] in the Bengali language is the name of a plant identified with Tamilnadia uliginosa (Retz.) Tirveng. & Sastre from the Rubiaceae (Coffee) family having the following synonyms: Gardenia uliginosa, Catunaregam uliginosa, Randia uliginosa, Gardenia pomifera. For the possible medicinal usage of kusum, 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.

Kusum [कुसुम] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Schleichera oleosa (Lour.) Oken from the Sapindaceae (Soapberry) family.

Kusum [कुसुम] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Carthamus tinctorius L. from the Asteraceae (Sunflower) family having the following synonyms: Carduus tinctorius, Centaurea carthamus, Carthamus tinctorius var. tinctorius .

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kusūṃ (कुसूं).—n A tenon. 2 An enclosing wall (as around a house, garden, or village). 3 C (Commonly kusaḷa) The beard or awn (of grains and grasses).

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

kusūṃ (कुसूं).—n A tenon. An enclosing wall. The awn of grains or grasses.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kusum in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a flower..—kusum (कुसुम) is alternatively transliterated as Kusuma.

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