Vacar, Vacār: 2 definitions


Vacar means something in biology, Tamil. 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)

Vacar in India is the name of a plant defined with Acorus calamus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Calamus aromaticus Gueldenst. ex Ledeb. (among others).

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

· Canad. Journal of Botany (2248)
· Taxon (1980)
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· Methods Find Exp. Clin. Pharmacol. (2007)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Pap. Michigan Acad. Sci. (1931)

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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

Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Vacār (வசார்) noun Fire; நெருப்பு. ((சங்கத்தகராதி) தமிழ்சொல்லகராதி) [neruppu. ((sangathagarathi) thamizhsollagarathi)]

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Vacār (வசார்) noun cf. vacā. See வசம்பு. ((சங்கத்தகராதி) தமிழ்சொல்லகராதி) [vasambu. ((sangathagarathi) thamizhsollagarathi)]

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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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