Uranakhyaka, Uraṇākhyaka: 2 definitions
Uranakhyaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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)
Uranakhyaka in India is the name of a plant defined with Senna obtusifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cassia tora L. var. b Wight & Arn. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· A Flora of North America (1840)
· Methodus Plantas Horti Botanici (1794)
· Kew Bulletin (1958)
· Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden (1982)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Man. Med. Bot. (1841)
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Uraṇākhyaka (उरणाख्यक):—[from uraṇa] m. Cassia Alata or Tora, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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