Paribhadra, Pāribhadra: 15 definitions


Paribhadra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Pāribhadra (पारिभद्र) is another name for Devadāru, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Cedrus deodara (Himalayan cedar), from the Pinaceae family. It is classified as a medicinal plant in the system of Āyurveda (science of Indian medicine) and is used throughout literature such as the Suśrutasaṃhita and the Carakasaṃhitā. The synonym was identified in the Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 12.28), which is a 13th century medicinal thesaurus.

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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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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Pāribhadra (पारिभद्र).—A territorial division of Śālmalidvīpa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 20. 9.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Paribhadra [पारिभद्र] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Erythrina suberosa Roxb. from the Fabaceae (Pea) family having the following synonyms: Erythrina stricta var. suberosa, Erythrina maxima, Erythrina glabrescens. For the possible medicinal usage of paribhadra, 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)

Paribhadra in India is the name of a plant defined with Erythrina variegata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Chirocalyx indicus Walp. (among others).

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

· Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society (1929)
· Natuur-Geneesk. Arch. Ned.-Indie (1846)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1786)
· An Interpretation of Rumphius’s Herbarium Amboinense (1917)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1825)

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paribhadra in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pāribhadra (पारिभद्र).—m S A tree, the bitter nimba. 2 In Sanskrit. The name of other trees, the coral tree, and species of the pine.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paribhadra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāribhadra (पारिभद्र).—

1) The coral tree.

2) The Devadāru tree; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.125.3.

3) The Sarala tree.

4) The Nimba tree.

5) The Mandāra tree; also पारिभद्रक (pāribhadraka); Rām.4.1.8.

Derivable forms: pāribhadraḥ (पारिभद्रः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pāribhadra (पारिभद्र).—m.

(-draḥ) 1. The coral tree, (Erythrina fulgens.) 2. The Nimba tree. 3. A sort of pine, (Pinus Devadaru.) 4. The Sarala, also a sort of pine, (P. longifolia.) E. pari completely, bhadra auspicious, aff. aṇ; also with kan added, pāribhadraka.

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

Pāribhadra (पारिभद्र).—i. e. pari -bhadra + a, and pāribhadraka pāribhadra + ka, m. The coral and other trees.

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

Pāribhadra (पारिभद्र).—[masculine] [Name] of a tree.

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

1) Pāribhadra (पारिभद्र):—[=pāri-bhadra] [from pāri] m. Erythrina Fulgens Indica, [Bālarāmāyaṇa; Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] Azadirachta Indica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] Pinus Deodora or Longifolia, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Yajña-bāhu, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] n. Name of a Varṣa in Śālmala-dvīpa ruled by Pāribhadra, [ib.]

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

Pāribhadra (पारिभद्र):—[pāri-bhadra] (draḥ) 1. m. The coral tree, pine tree, Nimb tree.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pāribhadra (पारिभद्र) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pāribhadda.

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Paribhadra 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paribhadra in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pāribhadra (ಪಾರಿಭದ್ರ):—

1) [noun] = ಪಾರಿವಾಳ [parivala]2.

2) [noun] the tree Azadirachta indica of Meliaceae family; the neem tree; the margosa tree.

3) [noun] the tree Erythrina indica of Papilionaceae family.

4) [noun] the plant Costus speciosus of Zingiberaceae family.

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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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