Maku, Māku: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Maku in Nepal is the name of a plant defined with Ficus auriculata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ficus macrocarpa Blume (among others).

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

· FBI (1885)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden (1888)
· London Journal of Botany (1848)
· Catalogus van eenige der Merkwaardigste Zoo in, ‘als Uitheemse Gewassen te Vinden in 's Lands Plantentuin te Buitenzorg’ (1823)
· Numer. List (4508)

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Māku (மாகு) noun cf. vagurā.

1. Net; வலை. மாகு சூழவுந் தப்பிய வரிநிறமா [valai. magu suzhavun thappiya varinirama] (மகாபாரதம் நிரை. [magaparatham nirai.] 69).

2. Sinker attached to a net; வலையிற் கோத்த மணிமேகலை மாகுசேர்வலை [valaiyir kotha manimegalai maguservalai] (பெரியபுராணம் அதிபத்த. [periyapuranam athipatha.] 12).

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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