Rajanigandha, Rajanīgandhā, Rajani-gandha, Rajanigamdha: 8 definitions


Rajanigandha 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)

[«previous next»] — Rajanigandha in Biology glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Rajanigandha [रजनीगंधा] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Agave amica (Medik.) Thiede & Govaerts from the Asparagaceae (Asparagus) family having the following synonyms: Polianthes tuberosa, Agave polianthes, Agave tuberosa. For the possible medicinal usage of rajanigandha, 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.

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

Rajanigandha in India is the name of a plant defined with Polianthes tuberosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Crinum angustifolium Houtt. (among others).

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

· Regnum Vegetabile, or ‘a Series of Handbooks for the Use of Plant Taxonomists and Plant Geographers’ (1993)
· Nat. Hist. (1780)
· Flora de Nicaragua (2001)
· Venomous and Poisonous Animals and Noxious Plants of the Pacific Region (1963)
· Enumeratio Plantarum Horti Botanici Berolinensis (1821)
· Gardeners Dictionary, ed. 8 (1768)

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

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Rajanigandha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rajanīgandha (रजनीगन्ध).—m.

(-ndhaḥ) The tuberose, (Polianthes tuberosa.) E. rajanī night, and gandha smell, emitting a powerful smell after sun-set.

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

Rajanīgandha (रजनीगन्ध):—[=rajanī-gandha] [from rajanī > raj] m. (and f(ā). ) Polianthes Tuberosa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rajanīgandha (रजनीगन्ध):—[rajanī+gandha] (ndhaḥ) 1. m. The tuberose.

[Sanskrit to German]

Rajanigandha 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Rajanigandha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Rajanīgaṃdha (ರಜನೀಗಂಧ):—[noun] the plant Polianthes tuberosa of Agavaceae plant; tube rose.

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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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