Papar, Pāpar: 3 definitions


Papar means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Papar [पापड़] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre from the Fabaceae (pea) family having the following synonyms: Millettia pinnata, Pongamia glabra, Derris indica, Cytisus pinnatus. For the possible medicinal usage of papar, 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.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Papar in India is the name of a plant defined with Buxus wallichiana in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym see Carl Frederik Albert Christensen, Den danske Botaniks Historie med tilhørende Bibliografi. Copenhagen 1924–1926 (among others).

2) Papar is also identified with Gardenia latifolia It has the synonym Gardenia enneandra J. König ex Roxb. (etc.).

3) Papar is also identified with Holoptelea integrifolia It has the synonym Ulmus integrifolia Roxb. (etc.).

4) Papar is also identified with Pongamia pinnata It has the synonym Cytisus pinnatus L. (etc.).

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

· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Systema Naturae, ed. 13
· Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique (1848)
· Interpretation of Rumphius’s Herbarium Amboinense (1917)
· Int. Arch. Allergy Immunol. (2005)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1916)

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

Pāpar (ಪಾಪರ್):—[noun] = ಪಾಪರು [paparu].

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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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