Malle: 3 definitions


Malle means something in the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1

Malle (“jasmine”) is one of the exogamous septs (divisions) among the Malas (considered the Pariahs of the Telugu country) of the Sarindla section. The Mala people are almost equally inferior in position to the Madigas and have, in their various sub-divisions, many exogamous septs (e.g., Malle).

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Malle in India is the name of a plant defined with Jasminum auriculatum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.

2) Malle is also identified with Jasminum cuspidatum.

3) Malle is also identified with Jasminum grandiflorum It has the synonym Jasminum officinale var. grandiflorum (L.) Stokes (etc.).

4) Malle is also identified with Jasminum sambac It has the synonym Mogorium goaense Zuccagni (etc.).

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

· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1989)
· Cytologia (1992)
· Flora (1864)
· Journal of Tree Sciences (1987)
· Species Plantarum, ed. 2 (1762)
· Neue Schriften Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin (1803)

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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

Malle (ಮಲ್ಲೆ):—

1) [noun] the jasmine plant Jasminum auriculatum of Oleaceae family.

2) [noun] its flower.

3) [noun] the plant Lonicera leschenaultiana of Caprifoliaceae family.

4) [noun] the plant Gardenia jasminoides ( = G. florida) of Rubiaceae family; cape jasmine.

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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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