Teca, Tēcā: 2 definitions


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

Teca in Mexico is the name of a plant defined with Tectona grandis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Theka grandis (L.f.) Lam. (among others).

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

· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Tableau Encyclopédique et Méthodique … Botanique (1793)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Phytologia (1975)
· Supplementum Plantarum (1782)

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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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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Teca (தெச) noun < daśan. Ten; பத்து. தெச விதம தாய்நின்ற நாதங்க ளோலிட [pathu. thesa vithama thayninra nathanga lolida] (தாயுமானசுவாமிகள் பாடல் சித்தர். [thayumanasuvamigal padal sithar.] 6).

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Tēcā (தேசா) noun cf. dēśākhya. (Music) A melody-type; ஒரு பண். [oru pan.] (W.)

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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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