Mer: 2 definitions


Mer 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: Shodhganga: A translation of Jhaverchand Meghanis non translated folk tales

Mer refers to “A peasant warrior community (or one belonging to it). They are inhabitant of Saurashtra. The modern caste of Mer is from Kathiavad and Rajputana is also originated from Matrik and Mihir caste. It is believed that the main branch of mers is originated from Kush. Mer considered them as Rajput. Their main business is of farming. Majority of their population is settled in the region of Porbandar. They are staunch worshipper of Sun God. There are five types of Mer-Keswala, Odedra, Rajsukha, Gohila, Modhvadiya. They have stout and sturdy body and they have wheat coloured complexion”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)

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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)

Mer in Nigeria is the name of a plant defined with Pennisetum glaucum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Penicillaria spicata P. Beauv. (among others).

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

· Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae (1810)
· Taxon (1980)
· Cytologia (1993)
· Index Seminum [Berlin] (1855)
· Bot. Žurn. (1996)
· Enumeratio Plantarum Zeylaniae (1864)

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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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