Prapunnada, Prapunnāḍa: 3 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Prapunnāḍa (प्रपुन्नाड) is a Sanskrit word referring to the “senna”, a wild peanut species from the Fabaceae (leguma) family of flowering plants. It is also known as Prapunnāṭa, Cakramarda, Cakragaja or Eḍagaja. It is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā and the Suśruta-saṃhitā. The official botanical name is Cassia tora but is commonly referred to in English as “sickle senna”, “tora” or “coffee pod” among many others. It is a herbaceous foetid annual weed (almost an undershrub) and grows up to 90 cm high. It is prevalent throughout India with altitudes up to 1800m. Its leaves are a pinnately compound, has yellow flowers, and its fruits pods are 15-23cm long having 25-30 seeds per pod.
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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Prapunnāḍa (प्रपुन्नाड).—Name of a tree (cakramarda).
Derivable forms: prapunnāḍaḥ (प्रपुन्नाडः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ḍaḥ) Cassia tora: see prapunnāḍa .
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Prapunnāḍa (प्रपुन्नाड) or Prapunnāṭa.—m.
(-ḍaḥ or ṭaḥ) A tree, (Cassia tora.) E. pra excellently, pumas mankind, and ṇal to smell, aff. aṇ, the sa of pumas is rejected, and the la of the radical changed optionally to ḍa or ṭa; the antipenultimate is occasionally short, and one of the conjunct na is sometimes rejected; whence the word is variously written, prapunnāla, or prapunnaḍa, or prapunāḍa, &c.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)