Shankuphala, Śaṅkuphalā, Shanku-phala, Shamkuphala: 4 definitions


Shankuphala 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.

The Sanskrit term Śaṅkuphalā can be transliterated into English as Sankuphala or Shankuphala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Sankuphala in India is the name of a plant defined with Prosopis cineraria in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Adenanthera aculeata Roxb. (among others).

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

· Systema Naturae, ed. 12 (1767)
· Australian Journal of Botany (1997)
· Darwiniana (1940)
· Systema Naturae, ed. 10
· Journal of the Arnold Arboretum (1976)
· Species Plantarum (1753)

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Śaṅkuphalā (शङ्कुफला).—the Śamī tree.

Śaṅkuphalā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śaṅku and phalā (फला). See also (synonyms): śaṅkuphalikā.

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

Śaṅkuphalā (शङ्कुफला):—[=śaṅku-phalā] [from śaṅku] f. Prosopis Spicigera, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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

Śaṃkuphala (ಶಂಕುಫಲ):—[noun] the tree Acacia suma of Mimosae family.

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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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