Pindira, Piṇḍīra, Pimdira: 9 definitions

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Pindira means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, 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)

Pindira in India is the name of a plant defined with Punica granatum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.

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

· Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (1936)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2009)
· Regnum Vegetabile, or ‘a Series of Handbooks for the Use of Plant Taxonomists and Plant Geographers’ (1993)
· Ethnobotany (2004)
· Investigatio et Studium Naturae (1992)
· FBI (1879)

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Piṇḍīra (पिण्डीर).—a. Sapless, insipid, arid, dry.

-raḥ 1 The pomegranate tree.

2) Cuttle-fish-bone.

3) Foam of the sea; cf. डिण्डीर (ḍiṇḍīra).

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

Piṇḍīra (पिण्डीर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Sapless, juiceless, arid, dry. m.

(-raḥ) 1. The pomegranate. 2. Cuttle-fish-bone considered to be the foam of the sea. E. piṇḍa a ball, &c. īra to go, to resemble, aff. aṇ.

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

1) Piṇḍīra (पिण्डीर):—[from piṇḍ] mfn. sapless, arid, dry, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] m. the pomegranate tree, [Harivaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] = hiṇḍīra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Piṇḍīra (पिण्डीर):—(raḥ) 1. m. The pomegranate; cuttle fish bone. a. Sapless, dry.

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

Piṇḍīra (पिण्डीर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Piṃḍīra.

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Pindira 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Piṃḍīra (पिंडीर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Piṇḍīra.

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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.

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