Oman, Ōmāṉ: 6 definitions


Oman means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology, Tamil. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Oman in the Telugu language is the name of a plant identified with Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague from the Apiaceae (Carrot) family having the following synonyms: Carum copticum, Trachyspermum copticum, Carum ajowan. For the possible medicinal usage of oman, 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)

1) Oman in Cameroon is the name of a plant defined with Desbordesia glaucescens in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Irvingia oblonga A. Chev. (among others).

2) Oman in India is also identified with Carum copticum It has the synonym Carum copticum (L.) C.B. Clarke (etc.).

3) Oman in Nigeria is also identified with Irvingia smithii It has the synonym Irvingella smithii (Hook.f) Tiegh..

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

· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Phytotherapy Research (2004)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1877)
· World Applied Sciences Journal (2008)
· Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1860)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2007)

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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Oman (ओमन्).—1. [masculine] protection, favour, assistance.

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Oman (ओमन्).—2. [masculine] = oma.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Oman (ओमन्):—[from om] m. help, protection, favour, kindness, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] m. (oman, ā) a friend, helper, protector, [Ṛg-veda v, 43. 13.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Oman in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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