Shatabhiru, Śatabhīru, Śātabhīru, Shata-bhiru: 4 definitions


Shatabhiru means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 terms Śatabhīru and Śātabhīru can be transliterated into English as Satabhiru or Shatabhiru, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Śatabhīru (शतभीरु) is another name for Mallikā (Jasminum sambac “Sambac jasmine”), from the Oleaceae family of flowering plants. The term is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Carakasaṃhitā.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śātabhīru (शातभीरु).—A king of Mallikā.

Derivable forms: śātabhīruḥ (शातभीरुः).

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Śatabhīru (शतभीरु).—f. the Arabian jasmine.

Derivable forms: śatabhīruḥ (शतभीरुः).

Śatabhīru is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śata and bhīru (भीरु).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śatabhīru (शतभीरु).—f.

(-ruḥ) Arabian jasmine, (J. zambac. ) E. śata a hundred, (dangers,) bhīru timid.

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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. 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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