Putodaka, Puṭodaka, Puta-udaka: 6 definitions


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

Putodaka in India is the name of a plant defined with Cocos nucifera in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cocos nana Griff. (among others).

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

· Taxon (1979)
· Agric. Colon. (1916)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Botanica Acta (1997)
· International Journal of Dermatology (2007)
· Not. Pl. Asiat. (1851)

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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

Puṭodaka (पुटोदक).—a cocoa-nut.

Derivable forms: puṭodakaḥ (पुटोदकः).

Puṭodaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṭa and udaka (उदक).

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

Puṭodaka (पुटोदक).—m.

(-kaḥ) The cocoanut. E. puṭa a covering, and udaka water.

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

Puṭodaka (पुटोदक):—[from puṭa > puṭ] n. ‘having water in its hollow or interior’, a cocoa-nut, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Putodaka 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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