Neer: 3 definitions


Neer means something in Hindi, 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.

Ambiguity: Although Neer has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Nira.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Neer [नीर] in the Nepali language is the name of a plant identified with Indigofera atropurpurea Hornem. from the Fabaceae (Pea) family having the following synonyms: Indigofera cavaleriei. For the possible medicinal usage of neer, 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)

Neer in India is the name of a plant defined with Paspalum scrobiculatum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Paspalum kora Willd. (among others).

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

· Darwiniana (1924)
· Flora Indica; or descriptions … (1820)
· Species Plantarum, Editio Secunda (1762)
· Journal de Physique, de Chimie, d’Histoire Naturelle et des Arts (1820)
· Philippine Journal of Science (1906)
· Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis (1917)

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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Neer in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) water; -[kshira -viveka] (power of) discrimination between the substantial/genuine and the unsubstantial/sham; ~[ja] a lotus flower; ~[da/dhara] a cloud; ~[nidhi] the ocean, sea; —[bahana] to shed tears..—neer (नीर) is alternatively transliterated as Nīra.

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