Tulini, Tūlinī: 10 definitions


Tulini means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Tulini [तूलिनी] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Ipomoea sagittifolia Burm.f. from the Convolvulaceae (Morning glory) family having the following synonyms: Ipomoea sepiaria, Ipomoea maxima, Ipomoea marginata. For the possible medicinal usage of tulini, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Tulini in India is the name of a plant defined with Bombax ceiba in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Gossampinus malabarica (DC.) Merr. (among others).

2) Tulini is also identified with Ceiba pentandra It has the synonym Eriodendron caribaeum (DC.) G. Don ex Lond. (etc.).

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

· Ethnobotany (2004)
· Hortus Malabaricus
· Systema Vegetabilium ed. 16 (1826)
· Lingnan Science Journal (1928)
· The Religion. (1971)
· Meletemata Botanica (1832)

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

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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

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

Tūlinī, (f.) (Sk. tūlinī) the silk-cotton tree M. I, 128. (Page 306)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tūlinī (तूलिनी).—= तूलिफला (tūliphalā) above.

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

Tūlinī (तूलिनी).—f. (-nī) The silk cotton tree. E. tūla cotton, ini and ṅīṣ affs.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tūlinī (तूलिनी).—[feminine] the silk-cotton tree.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Tulinī (तुलिनी):—[li-phalā] See tūl.

2) Tūlinī (तूलिनी):—[from tūlaka > tūla] f. the cotton tree (also tul, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]), [Bhāvaprakāśa]

3) [v.s. ...] a kind of bulb, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tūlinī (तूलिनी):—(nī) 3. f. The silk-cotton tree.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tulini in German

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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 (even English!). 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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