Picavya: 7 definitions
Picavya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Pichavya.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Picavya (पिचव्य).—The cotton plant.
Derivable forms: picavyaḥ (पिचव्यः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-vyaḥ) The cotton plant. E. picu cotton, and yat aff. “kārpāsavṛkṣe”.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Picavya (पिचव्य):—[from picu] m. the cotton plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Picavya (पिचव्य):—(vyaḥ) 1. m. The cotton plant.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the soft, white seed hairs filling the seedpods of the plant Gossypium arboreum ( = G. nanking, = G. purpurascence) of Malvaceae family; cotton.
2) [noun] the plant itself.
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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