Pantaki, Paṇṭaki, Paṇṭāki: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Pantaki in India is the name of a plant defined with Colocasia esculenta in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Steudnera virosa (Roxb.) Prain (among others).

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

· Botanical Museum Leaflets (1939)
· Das Pflanzenreich (1920)
· Cytologia (1989)
· Contributions from the United States National Herbarium (1905)
· Japanese Journal of Breeding (1986)
· Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (4154)

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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»] — Pantaki in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Paṇṭaki (பண்டகி) noun perhaps from bhaṇḍikā. A kind of long-pepper; திப்பலிவகை. ((சங்கத்தகராதி) தமிழ்சொல்லகராதி) [thippalivagai. ((sangathagarathi) thamizhsollagarathi)]

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Paṇṭāki (பண்டாகி) noun < bhaṇḍākī.

1. Brinjal. See கத்தரி. [kathari.] (W.)

2. Indian kales. See சேம்பு. (வைத்திய மலையகராதி) [sembu. (vaithiya malaiyagarathi)]

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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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