Ragangi, Rāgāṅgī, Raga-angi: 5 definitions


Ragangi 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)

Ragangi in India is the name of a plant defined with Lawsonia inermis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Rotantha combretoides Bak. (among others).

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

· Journal d’Agriculture Traditionelle et de Botanique Appliquée (1983)
· Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany (1890)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Flora of West Pakistan (1975)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1792)
· Harvard Papers in Botany (2005)

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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

Rāgāṅgī (रागाङ्गी).—Rubia Munjiṣṭa (Mar. mañjiṣṭhā).

Rāgāṅgī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rāga and aṅgī (अङ्गी). See also (synonyms): rāgāḍhyā.

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

Rāgāṅgī (रागाङ्गी):—[from rāga] f. Rubia Munjista (= mañjiṣṭhā), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Ragangi 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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