Vitkhadira, Viṭkhadira, Vish-khadira: 7 definitions

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Vitkhadira 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Vitkhadira in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Vitkhadira [विट्खदिर] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Vachellia farnesiana (L.) Wight & Arn. from the Mimosaceae (Touch-me-not) family having the following synonyms: Acacia acicularis, Acacia farnesiana, Mimosa farnesiana. For the possible medicinal usage of vitkhadira, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Viṭkhadira (विट्खदिर).—Vachellia Farnesiana (Mar. śeṇyā khaira).

Derivable forms: viṭkhadiraḥ (विट्खदिरः).

Viṭkhadira is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viṣ and khadira (खदिर).

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

Viṭkhadira (विट्खदिर).—m.

(-raḥ) A fetid Mimosa. E. viṭ fæces, khadira Mimosa catechu.

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

Viṭkhadira (विट्खदिर):—[=viṭ-khadira] [from viṭ > viṣ] m. Vachellia Farnesiana, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Viṭkhadira (विट्खदिर):—[viṭ-khadira] (raḥ) 1. m. A fetid mimosa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vitkhadira 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»] — Vitkhadira in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Viṭkhadira (ವಿಟ್ಖದಿರ):—[noun] a variety of Catechu tree of Mimosae family.

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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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