Dictionary » I » Indian

Indian

Indian

1. Of or pertaining to india proper; also to the East Indies, or, sometimes, to the west indies.

2. Of or pertaining to the aborigines, or indians, of America; as, indian wars; the indian tomahawk.

3. Made of maize or indian corn; as, indian corn, indian meal, indian bread, and the like.

(Science: botany) indian bay, an American plant of the genus Arisaema. A. Triphyllum has a wrinkled farinaceous root resembling a small turnip, but with a very acrid juice. See jack in the Pulpit, and wake-robin. Indian wheat, maize or indian corn. Indian yellow. An intense rich yellow colour, deeper than gamboge but less pure than cadmium. See euxanthin.

Origin: From india, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in asia, L. Indus, gr, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. Sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. Hindoo.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Atavism

... responsible for it. I have also seen a human baby born with a tail. But, it was removed surgically. Dis is wat i saw in a search in unrelated link Indian baby born with a tail Crowds converged on temples in India to see a baby born with a “tail” in 2001. Many believed the boy was a reincarnated ...

See entire post
by Sumanth001
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:40 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Atavism
Replies: 4
Views: 2694

Re: Origins of life

... translated throughout history make it clear that the Israelites did indeed cross the Red Sea, a 1,350-mile-long body of water extending from the Indian Ocean. In some places, the Red Sea is more than 7,200 feet deep and more than 100 miles wide. While the Israelites would have crossed the Red ...

See entire post
by defenderoffaith
Thu May 02, 2013 8:06 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origins of life
Replies: 327
Views: 180394

What noisy bird is this?

its an Indian song bird koyal bird(female)

See entire post
by rat554
Sat Mar 02, 2013 7:06 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What noisy bird is this?
Replies: 1
Views: 1637

Re: Need details for this type of crab

this crab may the Indian mud crab

See entire post
by rat554
Sat Mar 02, 2013 6:54 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Need details for this type of crab
Replies: 5
Views: 2880

Re: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... Activity has destroyed ecosystems…..Russian Industrial Activity has destroyed ecosystems……Chinese Industrial Activity has destroyed ecosystems…….Indian Industrial Activity has destroyed ecosystems……Every Industrial Society destroys ecosystems…… It does'nt matter which system runs it.....Capitalism, ...

See entire post
by sushil_yadav
Thu May 10, 2012 9:05 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 45
Views: 46277
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 3,134 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link