Pitasara, Pītasāra, Pita-sara: 9 definitions

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Pitasara 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)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Pita-sara [पीतसार] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Citrus medica L. from the Rutaceae (Lemon) family having the following synonyms: Citrus bicolor, Citrus cedra, Citrus limetta, Citrus limetta. For the possible medicinal usage of pita-sara, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Pita-sara [पीतसार] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Alangium salviifolium (L.f.) Wangerin from the Cornaceae (Dogwood) family.

Pita-sara [ପୀତ ସାର] in the Oriya language, ibid. previous identification.

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

1) Pitasara in India is the name of a plant defined with Alangium salviifolium in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Karangolum mohillae (Tul.) Kuntze (among others).

2) Pitasara is also identified with Altingia excelsa It has the synonym Liquidambar altingiana Blume.

3) Pitasara is also identified with Coscinium fenestratum It has the synonym Coscinium fenestratum (Gaertn.) Colebrooke (etc.).

4) Pitasara is also identified with Pterocarpus marsupium It has the synonym Lingoum marsupium Kuntze (etc.).

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

· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Selectarum Stirpium Americanarum Historia (1763)
· Das Pflanzenreich (1910)
· Food and Chemical Toxicology
· Plants of the Coast of Coromandel (1799)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Pitasara, for example chemical composition, health benefits, pregnancy safety, side effects, extract dosage, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.

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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

Pītasāra (पीतसार).—

1) the topaz.

2) the sandal tree.

-ram yellow sandal-wood.

Derivable forms: pītasāraḥ (पीतसारः).

Pītasāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pīta and sāra (सार).

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

Pītasāra (पीतसार).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. Sandal. 2. A yellow gem, a topaz. 3. A tree, (Alangium hexapetalum.) n.

(-raṃ) A yellow sort of Sandal wood. E. pīta yellow, and sāra essence.

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

1) Pītasāra (पीतसार):—[=pīta-sāra] [from pīta] m. a y° gem (= go-medaka), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] the sandal tree, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

4) [v.s. ...] Citrus Medica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] olibanum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] n. y° sanders, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Pītasāra (पीतसार):—[pīta-sāra] (raḥ) 1. m. Sandal; topaz. n. Yellow sandal-wood.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pitasara 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pītasāra (ಪೀತಸಾರ):—

1) [noun] = ಪೀತಗಂಧ [pitagamdha].

2) [noun] the tree Terminalia tomentosa of Combretaceae family.

3) [noun] a mineral that is essentially a silicate of aluminum and usu. occurs in orthorhombic translucent or transparent crystals or in white translucent masses, used as a gem; topaz.

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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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