Takkari, Takkārī: 4 definitions


Takkari means something in Buddhism, Pali, biology, Tamil. 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)

Takkari in India is the name of a plant defined with Clerodendrum phlomidis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Volkameria multiflora Burm.f. (among others).

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

· Supplementum Plantarum (1782)
· Hortus Suburbanus Calcuttensis (1845)
· Edinb. Phil. Journ. (1824)
· Prodr. (DC.) (1836)
· Cytologia (1983)
· Flora Indica (1768)

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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

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Takkārī, (f.) the tree Sesbania Aegyptiaca (a kind of acacia) Th. 2, 297 (=dālika-laṭṭhi ThA. 226). (Page 292)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Takkāri (ತಕ್ಕಾರಿ):—

1) [noun] the plant Sesbania sesban(= S. aegyptiaca) of Papilionaceae family.

2) [noun] its seed.

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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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Tamil dictionary

[«previous next»] — Takkari in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Takkāri (தக்காரி) noun < tarkāri. Wind-killer. See வாதமடக்கி. (வைத்திய மலையகராதி) [vathamadakki. (vaithiya malaiyagarathi)]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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