Post: 2 definitions



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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Post in the Hindi language is another name for Khaskhasa, a medicinal plant identified with Papaver somniferum Linn. (or ‘opium poppy’) from the Papaveraceae or “poppy” family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.163 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Other than the Hindi word Post, there are more synonyms identified for this plant among which four are in Sanskrit.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Post in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) post; —[aphisa] a post-office; —[karda] a post-card; —[bamksa] post-box; ~[mastara] a postmaster; ~[maina] a postman..—post (पोस्ट) is alternatively transliterated as Posṭa.

2) Post in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a poppy plant, poppy seed..—post (पोस्त) is alternatively transliterated as Posta.

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