Vacca: 5 definitions


Vacca means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit, 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)

Vacca in India is the name of a plant defined with Randia spinosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Gardenia spinosa Thunb. (among others).

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

· Selectarum Stirpium Americanarum Historia (1763)
· Catálogo das Árvores nativas de Minas Gerais. (2006)
· Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1761)
· Bijdragen tot de flora van Nederlandsch Indië (1826)
· World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database. (2003)
· Species Plantarum

If you are looking for specific details regarding Vacca, for example health benefits, side effects, extract dosage, diet and recipes, chemical composition, pregnancy safety, 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: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vacca : (nt.) excrement; faeces; dung.

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

Vacca, (nt.) (cp. BSk. vaccaḥ AvŚ I. 254) excrement, fæces Vin. II, 212; IV, 229, 265; Vism. 250 (a baby’s); VbhA. 232 (id.), 243; PvA. 268.—vaccaṃ osajjati, or karoti to ease oneself J. I, 3; PvA. 268.

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Vacca (वच्च) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Vraj.

2) Vacca (वच्च) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kāṅkṣ.

3) Vacca (वच्च) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Varcas.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vacca (ವಚ್ಚ):—

1) [noun] a position or space beside one; side.

2) [noun] something that leads to find out or solve something; a clue.

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Vacca (ವಚ್ಚ):—

1) [noun] a young boy; an infant.

2) [noun] a young of a cow; a calf.

3) [noun] (fig.) a man who is new to the circumstances, work, etc., in which he is placed; a beginner; a novice.

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Vacca (ವಚ್ಚ):—[noun] = ವಕ್ಷ [vaksha].

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Vacca (ವಚ್ಚ):—[noun] the herbaceous plant Aconitum napellus of Ranunculaceae family; the poisonous perennial herb Aconitum ferox of Ranunculaceae family, from which aconitine is made and used as depressant; Indian aconite; monkshood.

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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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