Rajaputri, Rājaputrī, Rajan-putri: 5 definitions


Rajaputri 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Rājaputrī (राजपुत्री) is another name for Kaṭutumbī, a medicinal plant identified with Lagenaria siceraria (calabash or bottle gourd or bitter gourd) from the Cucurbitaceae or “gourd family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.56-57 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Rājaputrī and Kaṭutumbī, there are a total of eight Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Rajaputri in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Rajaputri in India is the name of a plant defined with Jasminum grandiflorum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Jasminum officinale var. grandiflorum (L.) Stokes (among others).

2) Rajaputri is also identified with Jasminum sambac It has the synonym Mogorium goaense Zuccagni (etc.).

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

· Cytologia (1987)
· Hortus Kewensis (1789)
· Flora (1864)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Species Plantarum, ed. 2 (1762)
· A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants (1837)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Rajaputri, for example pregnancy safety, health benefits, extract dosage, diet and recipes, chemical composition, side effects, 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Rajaputri in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rājaputrī (राजपुत्री).—

1) a princess.

2) a female of the Rajpoota tribe.

3) Name of several plants:-जाती, मालती, कटुतुम्बी (jātī, mālatī, kaṭutumbī) &c.

4) a kind of perfume (reṇukā).

5) a musk rat.

6) a kind of metal; also राजपत्नी (rājapatnī).

Rājaputrī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rājan and putrī (पुत्री).

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

1) Rājaputrī (राजपुत्री):—[=rāja-putrī] [from rāja-putra > rāja > rāj] f. a k°’s daughter, princess, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] a Rājput female, [Catalogue(s)]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of various plants (a kind of wild cucumber; Jasminum Grandiflorum; = jātī), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] a kind of perfume (= reṇukā), [Bhāvaprakāśa]

5) [v.s. ...] a kind of metal (= riti), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] a musk-rat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] the belly or the amputated limb of an animal, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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»] — Rajaputri in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Rājaputri (ರಾಜಪುತ್ರಿ):—[noun] = ರಾಜಕುಮಾರಿ [rajakumari].

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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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