Pitasalaka, Pītasālaka, Pitashalaka: 5 definitions


Pitasalaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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)

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

Pitasalaka in India is the name of a plant defined with Pterocarpus marsupium in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Lingoum marsupium Kuntze (among others).

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

· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1990)
· Selectarum Stirpium Americanarum Historia (1763)
· Familles des Plantes (1763)
· Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal.
· Ethnobotany (2004)
· Natural history (1897)

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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

[«previous next»] — Pitasalaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pītasālaka (पीतसालक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A tree, (Pentaptera tomentosa.) E. pīta yellow, sāra essence, aff. ka, and ra changed to la.

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

Pītaśālaka (पीतशालक):—[=pīta-śālaka] [from pīta] m. Terminalia Tomentosa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Pītasālaka (पीतसालक):—[pīta-sālaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. See pītaśāla.

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

Pitasālaka (ಪಿತಸಾಲಕ):—[noun] the tree Terminalia tomentosa of Combretaceae family.

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Pītasālaka (ಪೀತಸಾಲಕ):—[noun] = ಪೀತಸಾರ - [pitasara -] 2.

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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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