Pakke, Pākke: 3 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Pakke [ಪಕ್ಕೆ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Tamarix gallica var. indica (Willd.) Ehrenb. from the Tamaricaceae (Tamarisk) family having the following synonyms: Tamarix indica. For the possible medicinal usage of pakke, 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.

Pakke [పక్కె] in the Telugu language, ibid. previous identification.

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

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

2) Pakke is also identified with Tamarix troupii.

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

· Indian Forester (1919)
· Der Gesellsschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin, neue Schriften (1803)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Pakke, for example chemical composition, health benefits, diet and recipes, side effects, pregnancy safety, 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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pakke (ಪಕ್ಕೆ):—

1) [noun] a bed or couch.

2) [noun] a place, as a building or room, where one normally sleeps.

3) [noun] a place of protection; a shelter.

4) [noun] a bed or receptacle made by a bird for laying, incubating eggs and bringing up their young ones; a nest.

5) [noun] a place where animals takes rest and rear their young ones; a lair.

6) [noun] a shelter for cows; a cowshed.

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Pakke (ಪಕ್ಕೆ):—[noun] the plant Tamarix troupii ( = T. indica, = T. gallica) of Tamariacaceae family.

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Pakke (ಪಕ್ಕೆ):—[noun] = ಪಕ್ಕ [pakka].

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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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