Patalagarudi, Pātālagāruḍī, Patala-garudi: 5 definitions


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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Pātālagāruḍī (पातालगारुडी) is another name for Vatsādanī, a medicinal plant identified with Cocculus hirsutus (broom creeper or ink berry) from the Menispermaceae or “moonseed” family of flowering plants, according to verse 3.102-104 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Pātālagāruḍī and Vatsādanī, there are a total of six Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

Source: Advances in Zoology and Botany: Ethnomedicinal List of Plants Treating Fever in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra, India

Pātāla-garuḍī (or Pātāḻa-garuḍī) in the Marathi language refers to the medicinal climber “Cocculus hirsutus (L.) Diels”, and is used for ethnomedicine treatment of Fever in Ahmednagar district, India. The parts used are: “Roots”. Instructions for using the climber named Pātāla-garuḍī: A decoction of root a tablespoonful—twice a day.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pātālagaruḍī (पातालगरुडी):—[=pātāla-garuḍī] [from pātāla > pāt] f. a species of creeper, [Bhāvaprakāśa; cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Patalagarudi 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»] — Patalagarudi in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pātāḷagaruḍi (ಪಾತಾಳಗರುಡಿ):—[noun] = ಪಾತಾಳಗರಡಿ [patalagaradi].

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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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