Sharminda, Śarmindā: 3 definitions


Sharminda means something in Marathi, Hindi, 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)

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

Sharminda in India is the name of a plant defined with Mimosa pudica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Mimosa pudica var. tetrandra (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) DC. (among others).

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

· Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis (1910)
· Prodr. (DC.) (1825)
· Bulletin de l’Herbier Boissier (1904)
· Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1989)
· Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden (1991)
· Gardeners Dictionary, ed. 8 (1768)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Sharminda, for example extract dosage, chemical composition, pregnancy safety, side effects, diet and recipes, health benefits, 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

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sharminda in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śarmindā (शर्मिंदा).—See under śarama &c.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sharminda in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sharminda in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) ashamed; ~[dagi] shame; shamefulness..—sharminda (शर्मिंदा) is alternatively transliterated as Śarmiṃdā.

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