Rura, Rūra: 5 definitions
Rura 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)
1) Rura in Kenya is the name of a plant defined with Asparagus setaceus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Asparagopsis setacea Kunth (among others).
2) Rura in Nigeria is also identified with Parinari curatellifolia It has the synonym Irvingia mossambicensis Sims (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1916)
· Trees of S. Afr. (1972)
· Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany (1875)
· Nomenclator Botanicus. (1841)
· Fl. Neotrop. (1972)
· Histoire des plantes de la Guiane Françoise (1775)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Rura, for example chemical composition, pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, side effects, health benefits, extract dosage, have a look at these references.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rūra (रूर).—[adjective] hot, burning.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rūra (रूर):—mfn. hot, burning (as fire, fever etc.), [Atharva-veda; Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Rurayata.
Ends with (+12): Akrura, Ampiorura, Arura, Atikrura, Barura, Dantakrura, Garura, Gurura, Jarura, Kakurura, Karura, Karurura, Krura, Kurura, Magarura, Mahakrura, Marura, Mridukrura, Mugurura, Mukaurura.
Search found 2 books and stories containing Rura, Rūra; (plurals include: Ruras, Rūras). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Atharvaveda and Charaka Samhita (by Laxmi Maji)
1a. Study of Fever (Takman) in the Atharvaveda < [Chapter 5 - Diseases and Remedies in Atharvaveda and Caraka-Saṃhitā]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)