Madike, Maḍike: 3 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Madike in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Vigna aconitifolia (Jacq.) Marechal from the Fabaceae (Pea) family having the following synonyms: Phaseolus palmatus, Phaseolus aconitifolius, Dolichos dissectus. For the possible medicinal usage of madike, 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.

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

1) Madike in India is the name of a plant defined with Premna tomentosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Premna tomentosa Kurz (among others).

2) Madike is also identified with Vigna aconitifolia It has the synonym Phaseolus palmatus Forssk. (etc.).

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

· Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany (1982)
· Mantissa Plantarum (1771)
· Observationum Botanicarum (1768)
· Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany (1985)
· Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica (1775)
· Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences. Plant Sciences (1988)

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

Maḍike (ಮಡಿಕೆ):—

1) [noun] a small furrow or crease in the skin, esp. of the face, as from aging or frowning.

2) [noun] an angular or rounded shape made by folding; a fold.

3) [noun] a piece broken out from a whole.

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Maḍike (ಮಡಿಕೆ):—

1) [noun] an agricultural implement to remove the weeds from (a farmland).

2) [noun] the handle of a plough.

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Maḍike (ಮಡಿಕೆ):—[noun] a variety of land.

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Maḍike (ಮಡಿಕೆ):—[noun] = ಮಡಿಕಿ [madiki].

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Māḍike (ಮಾಡಿಕೆ):—[noun] = ಮಾಡಾಟ [madata].

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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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