Urvaru, Urvāru, Ūrvāru: 10 definitions


Urvaru means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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

Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

Source: archive.org: Isvara Samhita Vol 5

Urvāru (उर्वारु) refers to a large cucumber representing a type of vegetables fit for use in oblation offerings, according to verse 25.121b-125 of the Īśvarasaṃhitā.

Pancaratra book cover
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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Ūrvāru (ऊर्वारु) refers to the medicinal plant known as “Cucumis sativus Linn.” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning ūrvāru] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Urvāru (उर्वारु).—A kind of cucumber; see इर्वारु (irvāru).

Derivable forms: urvāruḥ (उर्वारुः).

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

Urvāru (उर्वारु) or Urvvāru.—m.

(-ruḥ) A kind of cucumber, (Cucumis utilatissimus.) See irvāru.

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

Urvāru (उर्वारु).—1. *[masculine], [feminine] a kind of cucumber.

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Urvāru (उर्वारु).—2. [neuter] the fruit of [preceding]

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

1) Urvāru (उर्वारु):—mf(u or ū). us ([cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]), ūs a species of cucumber, Cucumis Usitatissimus, [Atharva-veda vi, 14, 2]

2) n. (u) the fruit of Cucumis Usitatissimus, [Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa] (cf. irvāru.)

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

Urvāru (उर्वारु):—(ruḥ) 1. m. Akind of cucumber.

[Sanskrit to German]

Urvaru 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Urvāru (ಉರ್ವಾರು):—

1) [noun] a trailing annual vine, Cucumis sativus of Cucurbitaceae family.

2) [noun] its edible fruit; cucumber.

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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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