Picumanda, Picu-manda, Picumamda: 13 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Pichumanda.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India
Picumanda (पिचुमन्द) refers to the Nimb tree, the seeds of which is mentioned in a list of remedies for indigestion in the 17th century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—A complete section in Bhojanakutūhala is devoted for the description of agents that cause indigestion [viz., madhūka (a flower) or mālūra (bael) or nṛpādana or parūṣa (Grewia asiatica) or kharjūra (dates) or kapittha (wood apple)]. These agents consumed on a large scale can cause indigestion for certain people. The remedies [viz., picumanda-bīja (nimb tree)] for these types of indigestions are also explained therewith.Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha
Picumanda (पिचुमन्द) is another name for “Nimba” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning picumanda] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Picumanda (पिचुमन्द).—the Nimba tree; माधवीव पिचुमन्दाश्लेषिणं (mādhavīva picumandāśleṣiṇaṃ) Dk.2.3; सार्धं कथंचिदुचितैः पिचुमर्दपत्रैः (sārdhaṃ kathaṃciducitaiḥ picumardapatraiḥ) Śi.5.66.
Derivable forms: picumandaḥ (पिचुमन्दः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Picumanda (पिचुमन्द).—(m.; Sanskrit Lex. and Pali id., Pali oftener pucimanda), the nimba tree: Naḍera- (q.v.)-picumanda- mūle (viharati) Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya i.25.15, 19 (Pali Naḷeru-pucimanda), at Vairambhya; MPS 31.56, at Vairaṇyā.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ndaḥ) The Nimba tree, (Melia azadirakta.) E. pivu a sort of leprosy, and manda to be slow, in the causal form, to make slow or check, aff. ac; also picumardda.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Picumanda (पिचुमन्द).—m. a tree, Azadiracta indica A. Juss. (also, but erroneously, picumarda), [Śiśupālavadha] 5, 66.
Picumanda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms picu and manda (मन्द).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Picumanda (पिचुमन्द):—[=picu-manda] [from picu] m. the Nimb tree, Azadirachta Indica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Picumanda (पिचुमन्द):—[picu-manda] (ndaḥ) 1. m. The Nimb tree.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Picumanda (पिचुमन्द) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Picumaṃda.
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Picumaṃda (पिचुमंद) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Picumanda.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Picumaṃda (ಪಿಚುಮಂದ):—[noun] the middle-sized, evergreen tree Azadirachta indica ( = Melia azardirachta) of Meliaceae family, known for the medicinal properties; neem tree.
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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