Petika, Peṭikā: 8 definitions


Petika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Petika in India is the name of a plant defined with Clausena dentata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Amyris dentata Willd..

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

· Familiarum Naturalium Regni Vegetabilis Monographicae (1846)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Peṭikā (पेटिका).—A small bag, a basket.

See also (synonyms): peṭī.

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

Peṭikā (पेटिका).—f.

(-kā) A box, a basket. E. peṭā and kan added.

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

Peṭikā (पेटिका):—[from peṭaka > peṭa] f. a species of plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Peṭikā (पेटिका):—(kā) 1. f. A box, a basket.

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

Peṭikā (पेटिका) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Peḍiā.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Peṭikā (पेटिका):—(nf) a small [peṭī] (see).

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Peṭikā (पेटिका):—n. a small box;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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