Toi, Tōī, Toī: 3 definitions

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Toi means something in Marathi, 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)

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

1) Toi in Samoa, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna, and Niue is the name of a plant defined with Alphitonia zizyphoides in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Rhamnus zizyphoides Spreng. (among others).

2) Toi in Vietnam is also identified with Allium sativum It has the synonym Porrum ophioscorodon (Link) Rchb. (etc.).

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· D.S.B. (1981)
· Biographical Notes upon Botanists. (1965)
· Gardeners Dictionary, ed. 8
· Flora Indica (1855)
· Biographical Dictionary of Botanists Represented in the Hunt Institute Portrait Collection. (1972)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Toi, for example chemical composition, health benefits, diet and recipes, side effects, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.

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context information

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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tōī (तोई).—f Gold or silver lace.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

tōī (तोई).—f Tinsel; gold or silver lace.

context information

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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