Lashita, Laṣita: 6 definitions


Lashita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, 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.

The Sanskrit term Laṣita can be transliterated into English as Lasita or Lashita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Lasit.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Lashita in India is the name of a plant defined with Tephrosia candida in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Xiphocarpus candidus (DC.) Hassk. (among others).

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

· Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Phytochemistry (1986)
· Cat. Pl. Hort. Bogor. (1844)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1825)
· Hortus Bengalensis, or ‘a Catalogue of the Plants Growing in the Hounourable East India Company's Botanical Garden at Calcutta’ (1814)

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Laṣita (लषित).—p. p. Wished, desired.

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Lasita (लसित).—p. p. [las-kta] Played, sported, appeared, manifested, skipping about &c.; see लस् (las).

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

Lasita (लसित).—f.

(-tā) Adj. 1. Sported. 2. Arose, appeared. 3. Moved about.

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

1) Laṣita (लषित):—[from laṣ] mfn. wished, desired etc., [Mahābhārata]

2) Lasita (लसित):—[from las] mfn. played, sported etc., [Mahābhārata]

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Lasita (लसित) [Also spelled lasit]:—(a) adorned.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Lasita (ಲಸಿತ):—

1) [adjective] made publicly or generally known.

2) [adjective] shining brightly; resplendent.

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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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