Vanamudga, Vana-mudga, Vanamudgā: 9 definitions


Vanamudga 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Vanamudgā (वनमुद्गा) is another name for Mudgaparṇī, a medicinal plant identified with Vigna radiata (mung bean or green gram) from the Fabaceae, or “pea family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.34-36 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Vanamudgā and Mudgaparṇī, there are a total of fifteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

Unclassified Ayurveda definitions

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Vanamudga (वनमुद्ग) is another word for Makuṣṭhaka (Vigna aconitifolia, “mat bean”) according to the Bhāvaprakāśa, which is a 16th century medicinal thesaurus authored by Bhāvamiśra. The term is used throughout Ayurvedic literature.

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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)

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

1) Vanamudga in India is the name of a plant defined with Vigna aconitifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Phaseolus aconitifolius Jacq. (among others).

2) Vanamudga is also identified with Vigna trilobata It has the synonym Phaseolus trilobus auct., non L. (etc.).

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

· Species Plantarum.
· Journal of the Society of Tropical Agriculture (1932)
· Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica (1775)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1786)
· Kew Bulletin (1969)

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vanamudga in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vanamudga (वनमुद्ग).—a kind of kidney-bean.

Derivable forms: vanamudgaḥ (वनमुद्गः).

Vanamudga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vana and mudga (मुद्ग).

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

Vanamudga (वनमुद्ग).—m.

(-dgaḥ) A sort of kidney-bean, (Phaseolus trilobus.) E. vana a wood, mudga kidney-bean.

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

Vanamudga (वनमुद्ग):—[=vana-mudga] [from vana > van] m. Phaseolus Trilobus (also f(ā). ) or Aconitifolius, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Vanamudga (वनमुद्ग):—[vana-mudga] (dgaḥ) 1. m. A sort of kidney bean.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vanamudga 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

[«previous next»] — Vanamudga in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vanamudga (ವನಮುದ್ಗ):—

1) [noun] the plant Phaseolus trilobus of Papilionaceae family.

2) [noun] its pea.

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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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