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 Plant namesurasā
 Latin nameOcimum tenuiflorum L. - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Ocimum sanctum L.
 Sanskrit nametulasī, surasā
 Hindi nametulsī, kālatulsī
 Tamil namekāruttuḷaci, tuḷaci
 Malayalam namekṛṣṇattuḷaci, tuḷaci, tṛttāvu, kaṛuttatṛttāvu
 English nameHoly basil, Sacred basil
 Search occurrencetulasī, surasā, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 1232)
surasa, mf(ā)n. rich in water, Bhām.; well-flavoured, juicy, sapid, savoury, R., VarBṛS., Vās.; sweet, lovely, charming, Kathās., Bhām.; elegant (as composition), W.; m. Vitex Negundo, L.; Andropogon Schonanthus, L.; the resin of Gossampinus Rumphii, L.; N. of a serpentdemon, MBh.; of a mountain, MārkP.; m. n. and (ā), f. holy basil, Hcar., L.; (ā), f. N. of various plants (Anethum Panmori; Vitex Negundo; a kind of jasmine; = rAsnā &c.), L.; a kind of metre, Col.; (in music) a partic. Rāgiṇī, Saṃgīt.; N. of Durgā, L.; of a daughter of Daksha (wife of Kaśyapa and mother of the Nāgas), MBh., R. &c.; of an Apsaras, MBh., Hariv.; of a daughter of Raudrāśva, Hariv.; of a river, Pur.; (ī), f. a partic. plant, Vāgbh.; n. (only, L.) resin; fragrant grass; gum-myrrh; Cassia bark; -saMgraha, m. N. of wk.; -sāgraja n. (prob.) = next, Suśr.; -sāgraNī, m. white basil, L.; -sācchada, m. (prob.) the leaf of the white basil, Suśr.; -sāSTa n. a collective N. of 8 plants (viz. Nirguṇṭī, Tulasī, Brāhmī &c.), L.

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