Vesavara, Vēsavāra, Vesavāra, Veṣavāra, Veśavāra, Veshavara: 13 definitions

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Vesavara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Veṣavāra and Veśavāra can be transliterated into English as Vesavara or Veshavara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Dietetics and Culinary Art (such as household cooking)

Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Vesavāra (वेसवार) refers to a food-preparation with meat, as mentioned in the Kṛtānnavarga, which is a subsection of the Annapānavidhi of the Sūtrasthāna of the Suśrutasaṃhitā, an important Ayurvedic treatise. The discourses of the teacher Divodasa are believed to be summarised by his disciple Suśruta, who wrote the work Suśrutasaṃhitā in 4th century CE. [...] Kṛtānna-varga, the subsection of Annapānavidhi describes the preparations and properties of different types of gruels like peya, vilepi, maṇḍa, pāyasa, mudgayūṣa and kṛsara, meat dishes like ullupta, vesavāra, etc.

Vesavāra is mentioned in a list of remedies for indigestion in the 17th century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—A complete section in Bhojanakutūhala is devoted for the description of agents that cause indigestion [viz., vaṭa]. These agents consumed on a large scale can cause indigestion for certain people. The remedies [viz., vesavāra] for these types of indigestions are also explained therewith.

Unclassified Ayurveda definitions

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

1) Veśavāra (वेशवार):—Soup prepared with boneless meat by adding sufficient water and seasoning with 3 pungents, ghee & jaggery

2) Meat which is devoid of any bone is cooked, ground along with spices such as pepper, garlic etc and ghee. This mixture is made into flattened balls and cooked in steam. Resembles present day cutlet in many respect.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vēsavāra (वेसवार).—m (S) A condiment consisting of splitpease, coriander-seed, turmeric, peppers &c. fried together. vēsavāracēṃ lōṇacēṃ Mangoes pickled with mustard seed, turmeric, assafœtida &c.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

vēsavāra (वेसवार).—m A condiment or masālā.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Veṣavāra (वेषवार).—see बेशवारः (beśavāraḥ).

Derivable forms: veṣavāraḥ (वेषवारः).

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Vesavāra (वेसवार).—A particular condiment (consisting of ground coriander, mustard, pepper, ginger &c.); 'व्यञ्जनं ज्ञेयं वेसवार उपस्कर इति हलायुधः (vyañjanaṃ jñeyaṃ vesavāra upaskara iti halāyudhaḥ)'; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 13.53.17 (com.); 'निरस्थि पिशितं पिष्टं सिद्धं गुडघृतान्वितम् । कृष्णमरिचसं- युक्तं वेसवार इति स्मृतम् (nirasthi piśitaṃ piṣṭaṃ siddhaṃ guḍaghṛtānvitam | kṛṣṇamaricasaṃ- yuktaṃ vesavāra iti smṛtam) ||'; 'वेसवारो गुरुः स्निग्धो बलोपचयवर्धनः (vesavāro guruḥ snigdho balopacayavardhanaḥ)' Rājavallabha.

Derivable forms: vesavāraḥ (वेसवारः).

See also (synonyms): veśavāra.

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

Veśavāra (वेशवार).—m.

(-raḥ) A condiment, as pepper, cloves, &c.

Veśavāra can also be spelled as Vesavāra (वेसवार).

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Veṣavāra (वेषवार).—m.

(-raḥ) A condiment; also vesavāra .

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Vesavāra (वेसवार).—m.

(-raḥ) A condiment, as ground coriander, mustard, pepper, spice, &c. E. vis to send, aff. ghañ, vesa despatching, vṝ to choose, aff. ac; also veśavāra and veṣavāra .

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

Vesavāra (वेसवार).—m. A condiment, as pepper, spice.

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

1) Veṣavāra (वेषवार):—incorrect for vesavāra.

2) Vesavāra (वेसवार):—m. (also written veśav, or veṣav) a [particular] condiment or kind of seasoning (consisting of ground coriander, mustard, pepper, ginger, spice etc.), [Suśruta]

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

1) Veśavāra (वेशवार):—(raḥ) 1. m. A condiment, as pepper, cloves, &c.

2) Veṣavāra (वेषवार):—(raḥ) 1. m. A condiment.

3) Vesavāra (वेसवार):—(raḥ) 1. m. See veśavāra.

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

Vesavāra (वेसवार) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vesavāra.

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Vesavara 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Vesavāra (वेसवार) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Vesavāra.

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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

Vēsavāra (ವೇಸವಾರ):—[noun] a kind of food prepared using ground coriander, mustard, pepper, ginger, etc.

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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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