Lohitacandana, Lohita-candana, Lohitācandana, Lohitacamdana: 9 definitions


Lohitacandana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Lohitachandana.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Lohitacandana in India is the name of a plant defined with Pterocarpus santalinus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Lingoum santalinum (L.f.) Kuntze (among others).

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

· Supplementum Plantarum Systematis Vegetabilium Editionis Decimae Tertiae (1782)
· A Numerical List of Dried Specimens (5842)
· Flora de Filipinas (1837)
· Publications of the Bureau of Science Government Laboratories (1904)
· Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2006)
· Selectarum Stirpium Americanarum Historia (1763)

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

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

lohitacandana : (nt.) red sandal-wood.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Lohitacandana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lohitacandana (लोहितचन्दन) or Lohitācandana (लोहिताचन्दन).—saffron.

Derivable forms: lohitacandanam (लोहितचन्दनम्), lohitācandanam (लोहिताचन्दनम्).

Lohitacandana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms lohita and candana (चन्दन). See also (synonyms): lohinīcandana.

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

Lohitacandana (लोहितचन्दन).—n.

(-naṃ) Saffron. E. lohita red, and candana sandal.

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

Lohitacandana (लोहितचन्दन):—[=lohita-candana] [from lohita > loha] n. saffron, [Harivaṃśa; Bhāvaprakāśa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Lohitacandana (लोहितचन्दन):—[lohita-candana] (naṃ) 1. n. Safforn.

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Lohitacandana in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Lohitacandana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Lōhitacaṃdana (ಲೋಹಿತಚಂದನ):—[noun] = ಲೋಹಿತ [lohita]2 - 9.

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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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