Pung: 2 definitions

Introduction:

Pung means something in the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: Vernacular architecture of Assam with special reference to Brahmaputra Valley

1) Pung is a Karbi term referring to “a rear porch”.—It appears in the study dealing with the vernacular architecture (local building construction) of Assam whose rich tradition is backed by the numerous communities and traditional cultures.

2) Pung is also a Nocte term referring to “granary”.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Pung in India is the name of a plant defined with Areca catechu in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Areca hortensis Lour. (among others).

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

· Nucleus (1975)
· Species Plantarum. (1805)
· Hist. Nat. Palm. (1836)
· Translational Research: the Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine (2007)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Species Plantarum

If you are looking for specific details regarding Pung, for example chemical composition, diet and recipes, side effects, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, health benefits, 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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