Sthavaravisha, aka: Sthāvaraviṣa, Sthavara-visha; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Sthāvaraviṣa can be transliterated into English as Sthavaravisa or Sthavaravisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Sthāvaraviṣa (स्थावरविष):—A Sanskrit technical term translating to “vegetable poison”, and is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā and the Suśruta-saṃhitā. The compound word Sthāvaraviṣa is composed of the words Sthāvara (“inanimate object (plant)”) and Viṣa (“poison”).

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

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sthāvaraviṣa (स्थावरविष).—n (S) A comprehensive or indefinite term for mineral and vegetable poisons; as contrad. from animal poisons.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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