Narrantakarai, Nāṟṟantakarai: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Narrantakarai in India is the name of a plant defined with Senna occidentalis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cassia caroliniana Walter (among others).

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

· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1986)
· Denkschriften der Koeniglich-Baierischen Botanischen Gesellschaft in Regensburg (1822)
· Kagoshima University Research Center for the Pacific Islands, Occasional Papers (2001)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2004)
· Nomenclator Botanicus (1840)
· Handbuch zur Erkennung der nutzbarsten und am häufigsten vorkommenden Gewächse (1831)

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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

[«previous next»] — Narrantakarai in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Nāṟṟantakarai (நாற்றந்தகரை) [nāṟṟan-takarai] noun perhaps from நாற்றம் [narram] +. Negro coffee; பேயவரை. [peyavarai.] (J.)

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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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