Paksham, Pakṣaṃ, Pakṣam: 3 definitions

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Paksham means something in 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: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Paksam in India is the name of a plant defined with Oroxylum indicum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Calosanthes indica Blume (among others).

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

· Wayside Trees of Malaya (1952)
· Synopseos Plantarum (Persoon) (1806)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Forest Flora of British Burma (1877)
· Bijdragen tot de flora van Nederlandsch Indië (1826)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)

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

Pakṣaṃ (ಪಕ್ಷಂ):—[adverb] in that case; if it happens so.

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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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Tamil dictionary

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Pakṣam (பக்ஷம்) noun < pakṣa.

1. Doctrine; கொள்கை. மருளர்தம் பக்ஷமோ வெனது பக்ஷம் [kolkai. marulartham pagshamo venathu pagsham] (தாயுமானசுவாமிகள் பாடல் கருணா. [thayumanasuvamigal padal karuna.] 4).

2. Side, party; பக்கம். [pakkam.]

3. Wing of an army; அணிவகுப்பிற் சேனையின் சிறகு. [anivaguppir senaiyin siragu.]

4. See பட்சம் [padsam], 2, 3,

4. பக்ஷத்தொடு ரக்ஷித்தருள் வதும் [pagshathodu ragshitharul vathum] (திருப்புகழ் [thiruppugazh] 1).

5. (Logic.) See பக்கம் [pakkam], 22, 23.

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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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