Putu, Pūṭu, Puṭu: 2 definitions


Putu means something in biology, Tamil. 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)

1) Putu in Congo is the name of a plant defined with Erythrophleum suaveolens in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Fillaea suaveolens Guill. & Perr. (among others).

2) Putu in Nigeria is also identified with Parinari curatellifolia It has the synonym Petrocarya excelsa (Sabine) Steud., nom. illeg., non Petrocarya excelsa Jack (etc.).

3) Putu in Papua New Guinea is also identified with Barringtonia asiatica It has the synonym Butonica speciosa (J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.) J. St.-Hil. (etc.).

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

· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1987)
· Nomenclator Botanicus. (1841)
· Taxon (1960)
· Fl. Neotrop. (1972)
· Niger Flora (1849)
· Dendrol. Moçamb. (1960)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Putu, for example health benefits, pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, side effects, chemical composition, extract dosage, have a look at these references.

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context information

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

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pūṭu (ಪೂಟು):—

1) [adjective] small; tiny.

2) [adjective] excluding all but what is specified; exclusive.

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Pūṭu (ಪೂಟು):—

1) [noun] something that is separated or excluded from.

2) [noun] a brief statement containing the essential content; an abstract.

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Pūtu (ಪೂತು):—[interjection] an exclamatory interjection 'well done!', 'excellent!'.

context information

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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