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Webster Dictionary

  1. Tabasheer(noun)

    a concretion in the joints of the bamboo, which consists largely or chiefly of pure silica. It is highly valued in the East Indies as a medicine for the cure of bilious vomitings, bloody flux, piles, and various other diseases

Freebase

  1. Tabasheer

    Tabasheer or Banslochan, also spelt as Tabachir or Tabashir, is a translucent white substance, composed mainly of silica and water with traces of lime and potash, obtained from the nodal joints of some species of bamboo. It is part of the pharmacology of the traditional Ayurvedic and Unani systems of medicine of the Indian subcontinent. It is also an ingredient in many traditional Chinese medicines.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tabasheer

    Tabasbir, tab-a-shēr′, n. a substance, consisting chiefly of silica, sometimes found in the cavities or tubular parts of the stems of bamboos and other large grasses, and prized by the Hindus as a tonic, &c., prepared by imperfect calcination and trituration. [Hind. tabāshīr.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tabasheer in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tabasheer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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