Pudina, Pudinā: 7 definitions

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Pudina means something in Marathi, Hindi, 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

Pudina [ಪುದಿನ, ಪುದೀನ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Mentha arvensis L. from the Lamiaceae (Mint) family having the following synonyms: Mentha parietariifolia, Calamintha arvensis. For the possible medicinal usage of pudina, 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.

Pudina in the Marathi language, ibid. previous identification.

Pudina in the Mizo language, ibid. previous identification.

Pudina in the Sanskrit language, ibid. previous identification.

Pudina [புதீனா] in the Tamil language is the name of a plant identified with Mentha x piperita from the Lamiaceae (Mint) family having the following synonyms: Mentha piperata, Mentha piperita.

Pudina [পুদিনা] in the Bengali language, ibid. previous identification.

Pudina [پودینہ] in the Urdu language, ibid. previous identification.

Pudina [पुदिना] in the Nepali language, ibid. previous identification.

Pudina [पुदीना] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Mentha spicata subsp. spicata from the Lamiaceae (Mint) family having the following synonyms: Mentha crispa, Mentha viridis, Mentha sylvestris var. glabra.

Pudina [पुदिना] in the Nepali language is the name of a plant identified with Mentha spicata L. from the Lamiaceae (Mint) family.

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

1) Pudina in India is the name of a plant defined with Mentha aquatica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Marrubium aquaticum Uspensky (among others).

2) Pudina is also identified with Mentha arvensis It has the synonym Mentha arvensis L. var. canadensis (L.) Kuntze (etc.).

3) Pudina is also identified with Mentha longifolia It has the synonym Mentha spicata var. longifolia L. (etc.).

4) Pudina is also identified with Mentha spicata It has the synonym Mentha longifolia (L.) Huds. var. mollissima (Borkh.) Rouy (etc.).

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Cytologia (1989)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1985)
· Rhodora (1944)
· Fl. Centre France, ed. 3 (1857)
· AAU Reports (1994)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Pudina, for example chemical composition, health benefits, extract dosage, side effects, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, 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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pudinā (पुदिना).—sometimes pudāṇā or m ( P) Mint, Mentha sativa.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pudinā (पुदिना).—or-ṇā m A strong smelling plant.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pudīnā (पुदीना):—(nm) mint, gardenmint.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pudina (ಪುದಿನ):—[noun] = ಪುದೀನ [pudina].

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Pudīna (ಪುದೀನ):—[noun] the small plant Mentha arvensis of Lamiaceae family, the fragrant and edible leaves of which are used in making a relish; field mint; marsh mint.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Pudinā (पुदिना):—n. garden mint;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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