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Cannabis Sati Va
Cannabis Sati Va. Linn. Indian Hemp. Cannabis Indica, .rumph. Cannabis Orientalis, Roth. Kinnub, . . . Arab. Cheroo-kansjava,maleal. Bin ; Ben, . . . Mum. Bhanga ; Ganjika, Sanse. Hinnup, Kinnup, . Dut. Vijya, . . . . „ Ilanf, . . . . Gm. Mat-kansha,. . Singic. Kannabis, . ...

Cannanore
Cannanore, A Seaport Town On The West Coast Of India, In Long. 75° 24' E., And Lat. 11° 51' N., Known To The Natives By The Name Of Kouryal-bandar. In 1871, Population 10,265, Rainfall 97 Inches. It Is A Military Cantonment, And Has Been Known To Europeans From The Earliest ...

Canning
Canning. Charles John Canning Was Born At Gloucester Lodge, Brompton, In 1812. He Was The Third Son Of George Canning, A Celebrated Statesman, And Was Educated At Christ Church, Oxford. Ile Entered Upon Public Life In 1836, As Member For Warwickshire. In The Following Year His Mother Died, And He ...

Canouj
Canouj, In The N.w. Provinces, In Lat. 27° 2' 30" N., Long. 79° 58' E., With A Population Of 17,093. It Is Said To Have Existed From 1000 B.c., And To Have Been Founded By Two Sons Of Cush, Who Named It Mahadya, Afterwards Changed To Kanya Kubja. It Was ...

Caoutchouc
Caoutchouc, India Rubber. Siang-pi, . . . . Chin. Comma Elastica, It., Port. Gummi, . . Da., Sw. Clirit Mural, . Verderhars, . Dut. Borracha, . . Port. Corn Elastick, . „ Goma Elastica, . . Sp. Gomme Elastique, Fr. Realm, Ule, . . „ Feder Harz ; Kauts Chuk ...

Capra Egagrus
Capra )egagrus. Gmelin, Blyth, Hutton. Antilope Gazella, Glut. C. Hircus, . Gray. Agoceros Sagagrus, Pallas, Hircus Gazelle, „ Wagner. Capra Blythi, Hume. Capra Caucasica, Gray. Persian Wild Goat, . Eng. Borz, . . . . Pusiitu. 1 Pa-sang (male), . Pers.? Ter (male), Sera, Sum. Boz (female), . . . ...

Carbonate Of Soda
Carbonate Of Soda. Impure Carbonate Of Soda, Called Sajji Or Sajji Matti, Occurs As An Efflorescence In Some Part Or Other Of Almost Every District In India. Muriato Of Soda And Carbonate Of Lime Exist In.the Soil, And The Patron Is Found On The Surface Of The Moist Earth,or, Mud. ...

Cardamoms
Cardamoms. Hilbuya, . . . Arab. Puwar, . , Malay. Ebil, F Capulaga, . . . „ Yalakki, . . Can. Kakelah-seghar, . Pers. Taou-kau, . . . Chin. Heil, If Yang-ehun-sha, . „ Ensal Singh. Ellaehi, . . . Hind. Yellam Arisi, . Tail Cardaroomi, . . It. Yeylakulu, ...

Carey
Carey, Dn. W., A Celebrated Missionary At Serampore. He Landed In Calcutta On The 11t11 November 1793. Ile Was The Son Of A Parish Clerk. Ile Joined Messrs. Ward And Marshman At Serampore On The 10th January 1800. His Whole Life Was Passed In The Translation Of The Scriptures Into ...

Careya Arborea
Careya Arborea. Roth. Bakoomba Of . Bombay. Ave-mavo, Ayma, Tem.' Ban Or Bambhooai, Burn. Puta-tanni Maram, „ Baubwai, . . . „ Pails) Maram ? . . „ Kaaba, Hind. Kumbhi, . . Tel. Koombha, . . Mai1r. Buda-darmee, . . „ Peloa, . . . . Maleal. Dud-ippi, . ...

Carmine
Carmine. A Beautiful Pinmeht Prepared From Cochineal, Discovered Accidentally By A Franciscan Monk Of Pisa, Who, Having Formed An Extract Of Cochineal With Salt Of Tartar, For The Purpose Of Employing It As A Medicine, Obtained A Fine Red Precipitate On The Addition Of An Acid. Homberg, In 1656, Published ...

Carnal Uba
Carnal' Uba, A Tree Of S. America, Havana, And Mexico, Which Should Be Introduced Into India. Humboldt And Murichi Have Described It As The Tree Of Life. Cattle Cat The Heart Of The Young Tree, And At Its Full Growth A Fecal Is Obtained From It. Its Fruit Is Also ...

Carpets
Carpets. Galim, Zuli, . . Arab. Prangmadani, . Malay. Tapyten, . . . Dut. Kalasa, Xatifah, „ Vloer-tapyten, . „ Ghalichah, . . Pers. Fa Kowru, Kilimi, . . Rus. Teppiche, . . . . Ger. Alfombras, Aleitifas, Sp. Shatranji, . . . Rind. Tapetes, . . . . „ ...

Carriage
Carriage Of Goods And Persons, In South Ern And Eastern Asia, Continues From Remote Ages Of The Most Varied Kind, Being By Con Veyances, Man, And Quadrupeds. The Sledge Seems To Have Been The First Kind Of Conveyance In Use. A Sledge Is Sculptured On The Temple Of Luxor At ...

Carthamus
Carthamus Tinctorius. Safflower. Crocus Indicus, Bumph. Usfar, Arab. Kamalottara, . . Sansk. Kajireh, . . . Bend. Kusumbha, . . • ,, I Isoo, Burn. Sendurkum, . . Tam. Kortom, . . . Egypt. Agnisikha, . . . . Tel. Bastard Saffron, . Eng. Kusumba Chettu,. „ Kusum, . . ...

Carving
Carving. Sculpture, Gravure,. . Fa. I Scultore, It. Schnitzen, Vorschneiden, Escultura, . . Gee. Carving In Wood, Horn, And Ivory Must Have Been Practised In India From Very Early Times, For The Idols Which The People Worship, And For Calico Printing, For Which They Have Long Used Wood Blocks. They ...

Caryota Urens
Caryota Urens. Linn. Malabar Sago Palm. Ban Khajur, . . . Beno. Nibong, . . . . Malay. Ramguoah ?. . „ Shunda Pans, . Maleal. Burnt Flawan? . . „ Nepera, Kittul, . Singh. Yels Kae ? . .• . Can. Ootali Panna, . . . Tam. Bhyni, Mear ...

Casearia Canziala
Casearia Canziala. Wall. Samyda Canziala, Buch. I. Ana Vinga, . . Maleal. A Large Tree Growing In Assam And Bengal, Very Bitter. Its Leaves Are Used In Baths, And The Pulp Of Its Fruit As A Diuretic. The Casearia Genus Is Of The Order Samydacete. The Species Are Found In ...

Cash Or
Cash Or Kas, In The Old Madras Currency, A Small Coin Of Which 10 = 1 Doodie, Now Valued As 2 Pice, And 80 Cash Going To A Fanarn ; 45 Fanams Being Equal To 1 Star Pagoda. According To The Old Madras System, Accounts Were Kept In Star Pagodas, ...

Cashmere
Cashmere. The Cashmere Territory At Present Comprehends Jammu, Cashmere, Kishtwar, Zang Skar, Ladakh, And Balti. A Chronicle Exists Which Was Composed In A.d. 1125, But Gives A General Historical Account Of Cashmere From B.c. 1182. The Abissares Chief, Who With Rich Presents Con Ciliated Alexander As He Approached The Indus, ...

Caspian Sea
Caspian Sea, A Large Salt-water Inland Sea Of Central Asia, Lying Between Lat. 36° 55' And 47° 30' N., And Long. 46° 48' And 55° 25' E., 730 Miles Long, 150 To 270 Miles Broad, With An Area Of 140,000 Square Miles. The Chief Affluents Are The Atrak, Gurgan, Kizl-ozan, ...

Cassia Elongata
Cassia Elongata. Lam., Lisaize. C. Lanceolata, Boyle. C. Senna, .roxb., H. B. C. Officinalis, Gcertn. , Boxb. I Senna Officinalis,r. Fl . Ind. Suna Mukhi, . . Arab., Hind. This Senna Plant, Or Tinnevelly Senna, Is Found In Many Parts Of India; And The General Opinion Is That:the Plant Is ...

Cassia Lignea
Cassia 'lignea. Cassia Bark. Selikeh„ . . . Arab. Kahu-legi, . . Malay. Ngu-si , Burs!. Havanga, . . Maleal. Kwei-pi, . . Chin. Singrowla, . . Nepal. Moedercaneel, . Hut. Cassia Lenhosa, . L'orr. Hout-kassie, . „ Twachaf . . : . Sansk. Casse En Boil, . . Fr. ...

Caste
Caste Is A Term Obtained From The English Cast, And That From The Portuguese Or Spanish Caste, A Breed, Race, Lineage, Or Class. It Is Ap Plied To The Separate Sections Of The Hindu Races, Who Now Usually Employ The Word Jat Or Zat, Meaning Birth Or Descent, Though The ...

Castor Oil
Castor-oil. Zeit Ul Khurws, . Arab. Linga Jarak, . . . Jay. Ky Et Taut Sill, . Bum!. Miniak Jarak, . Malay. Pi-ma Chin. Rogban Bed-anjir, Pers. Huila Du Ricin, Fr. Ricinsoel, . . . . Sp. Rizinus Ohl, . Ger. Chittamanak Yennai, Tam. Arrandi-ka-tel, Hind. Chitta Amudam, . Tel. ...

Casuarius
Casuarius, The Cassowary, A Genus Of Great Birds Belonging To The Section Struthionidae. Three Species Are Known,—c. Galeatus, A Native Of Ceram, C. Australia, Inhabiting The Cape York District Of Australia, And C. Bennettii, Whose Domicile Is New Britain. The Malay Name Is Suwari, From Which The European One Is ...

Casvini
Casvini, The Name In History Of Zacaria Ibn Mahomed Bin Mahomed Al-kousi Al-kazvini. Ho Wrote The Ajaib-al-makhlukat, Or The Wonders Of Creation, In The Arabic Tongue. It Treats Of Natural History, Of The Qualities Of Animals, Vegetables, And Minerals, As Also Of Waters, Aerial Spirits, Fairies, Genii, And Talismans ; ...

Catechu
Catechu, Terra Japonica, Catch. Shia-dza, . . Borm. Katchu, . . . Ger. Sha-si Kuth ; Catch, . . Cutt, Can. Katha ; Khair, . Hind. Wu-tie-ni, . . Chin. . . . . It. Wu-tieh -ni, . „ Kachu (of Acacia), Malay. Hai-rh-cha, . . „ Gambia (of Uncaria), ...

Catiiartocarpus Fistula
Catiiartocarpus Fistula. Pers. Cassia Fistula, Linn. Bukhur, . . . Knelt Pykassie, . . . Ddt. Banner Lati-gach'h, Bend. Pudding Pipe Tree, Eno. Soudan ; Sonalu, Purging Cassia, . „ Gnoo.shwoay, . . Bumf. Came Fistulense, . Fa. Ono° Gyee, . . • Purgir Cassie, . . Gee. Kakae ; ...

Cattle
Cattle, Horned Cattle. Gai Gore, . . . Hind. Faihu,. Old High Ger. Pecu, It. Faihu, Ger. Para, . . . . Sansk. This Term Is Applied Chiefly To Domesticated Bovine Quadrupeds, Oxen And Buffaloes, But Is Often Made To Include Sheep And Goats. The Gam., Gavmus Gaurus, The Bison ...

Caucasus
Caucasus. The Main Chain Of The Caucasus Crosses Obliquely, From North-east To South-west, The Great Isthmus Which Lies Between The Black Sea And The Caspian, Separating Europe From Asia. The Chain Extends On A Line Of More Than 1000 608 Miles From The Neighbourhood Of Anapa, At The Entrance Of ...

Cautley
Cautley, Sin Proby Tiios., K.c.b., Entered The Bengal Artillery In 1819. Ito Was Employed In The Field During The Years 1820 And 1821, In The Reduction Of Numerous Forts In The Kingdom Of Ondh. In 1825 And 1826 He Served At The Siege Of Bhartpur. Ile Was Subsequently Employed As ...

Cauvery
Cauvery, The Chaberos Of Ptolemy, A River Of The Peninsula Of India, Which Rises In The Mountains Of Coorg, 50 Miles From Mangalore, In Lat. 12° 25' N., And Long. 75° 35' E., And, After An Easterly Course Of 472 Miles, It Dis Embogues Into The Bay Of Bengal, Receiving ...

Cave Temples
Cave Temples And Monasteries Of India Consist Of Stupendous Excavations And Monolithic Structures, Made For Religious And Monastic Pur Poses. There Are In ,india At Least 1000 Distinct Caves. Some Are Opposite Prome In Burma ; There Are A Few In The Madras Presidency ; About 900 In The Bombay ...

Cawniore Or
Cawni'ore Or Cawnpur, A Large Cantonment And Town In The Allahabad Division, Situated On The Right Bank Of The Ganges, In Lat. 26° 28' 15" N., And Long. 80° 23' 45" E., And 580 Feet Above The Sea. Its Civil Population Is About 112,000, And Is 685 Miles From Calcutta ...

Cedar
Cedar, The Sarwat Of Arabia, Is A Commercial Term Given To The Woods Of Several Distinct Kinds Of Forest Trees, The Timbers Of Which Are Distinguished As Red And White Cedar, Barbadoes And Bermuda Cedar, Cedar Of Lebanon, Pencil Cedar, Bastard Cedar, Etc., Some Of Them Growing In America, Some ...

Cedrela Toona
Cedrela Toona. Roxb. Toon. C. Hexandra, Wall. In Roxb. Tunas, Toon, Beng.,sans. Toon Tree, . . . Eng. Kooruk, . . . Bombay. Toona, . . . . Hind. Thit-ka-do, . . Bean. Kooruk, . . . 3inun. Tunda, . . . . Can. Wunjooli Mantra? . Tam. Sauola Mars, ...

Celebes
Celebes Is Called By The Natives Wugi. It Is An Island In The Eastern Archipelago. In Con Figuration It Has Been Compared To A Star-fish, From Which The Radiating Limbs On One Side Have Been Removed • And This Very Singular Form Also Distin Guishes Gilolo, An Island Not Far ...

Central Asia
Central Asia Is A Term Used Differently By Geographers, Ethnologists, And Politicians; By The Last Of These It Is Usually Applied To The Region Intervening' Between Russia In Asia On The North, And Persia And Afghanistan On The South, And Lying To The West Of Chinese Tartary, Its Chief Western ...

Central India
Central India Is The D Esignation For A Geographical And Political Division Of British India. It Is A Table-land Of Uneven Surface, From 1500 To 2500 Feet Above The Sea, Bounded By The Aravalli Mountains On The West, By Those Of The Vindhya On The South, Supported On The East ...

Central Provinces
Central Provinces Form An Administra Tive Portion Of British India, Lying Between Lat. 17° 15' And 24° 27' N., And Long. 76° And 85° 15' E. During Lord Canning's Rule, The Provinces Of Nagpnr And Of Saugor And Nerbadda Were United Under A Commissioner. They Consist Of Perhaps The Grandest ...

Ceram Island
Ceram Island Is The Second In Size Of The Moluccas, Having An Estimated Area Of About 10,000 Square Miles. The Mountains Are From Six To Eight Thousand Feet In Height, Sending Down Innumerable Streams To The Sea. The Sago Palm Is More Abundant And Productive Than On Any Of The ...

Ceramic Manufactures
Ceramic Manufactures. The Manu Facture Of Porcelain, Earthenware, Etc., Is An Art Which Has For Hundreds Of Years Been Per Fected By The Chinese And Japanese, And Has Also Been Acquired To Some Extent By The Asiatic Races Who Have Embraced Mahomedanism. But The Hindu Races, Though Making Many Beautiful ...

Cereal Grains
Cereal Grains Of Several Kinds Are Culti Vated For Food. The Seeds Of All The Graminele, Those Of The Darnel Alone Excepted, Are Capable By Cultivation Of Becoming Alimentary. The Value Of Grains, Generally Speaking, Is Directly As The Size Of The Caryopsis, And Inversely As The Thick Ness Of ...

Cetacea
Cetacea, An Order Of Mammals Which Live In The Ocean. Amongst Them Are The Whales, The Largest Of Creatures Now Existing; Also The Dolphins, The Porpoises, And The Dugong. They Have Fin Like Anterior Extremities, The Posterior Extremities Being Absent, Or Rather Their Place Supplied By A Largo Horizontal Caudal ...

Ceylon
Ceylon Is Called By The Hindus, Lanka. Sin Hala-diva, Its Local Name, Was Corrupted Into Seren Diva Or Serendip By The Arabian Mariners; And It Is Still Known Amongst Indian Mahomedans By The Last Name. The Arabs, However, In Addition To Screndip, Call It Also Sinkhul. To The Ancients It ...

Ceylon Moss
Ceylon Moss, Edible Seaweed. Gracillaria Lichenoides, Greville. Fucus Lichenoides, Turner. F. Amylaceus, O'shaughneory. Shih-wha-tsai, . Chin. I Mousse De Ceylon, . Fr. A Small And Delicate Fueus, Well Known For The Atnylaceous Property It Possesses, And The Largo Proportion Of True Starch It Furnishes. The Fronds Are Filiform ; The ...

Ch Ri Stianity
Ch Ri Stianity. Chretien, . . . . Cristiano, . . . It., Sr. Isawi ..... Hind. Christan, . . . Nut. Christians In Southern And Eastern Asia Aro In Many Sects, And Are The Converts To This Creed From Inany Race,s, And Since The Earliest Days Of The Chris ...

Chaghtai
Chaghtai, A Turki Race To Which Baber Belonged. He Spoke And Wrote In Chaghtai Turki, Which Continued In Use At The Court Of Delili Until A Late Period. There Were Two Races, Two Languages, And Two Religious Sects At That Court, —the Nobles Of Iran And Turan, Persia, And Turk ...

Chaitanya
Chaitanya, A Hindu Religious Reformer. He Was Born A.d. 1485. His Father Was A Brahman, Who Had Come From Srihatta, Sylhet, Or Tibet, And Settled At Nadiya, Where Chaitanya Was Born. In His Early Youth He Married The Daughter Of A Cele Brated Saint ; But In 1509, When Twenty-four ...

Chaitya Sansk
Chaitya. Sansk. From Chit, A Funeral Pile, A Heap. Any Sacred Object Worshipped By The Buddhists, As A Tree, An Altar, A Temple, As Well As Any Monument Raised On The Site Of A Funeral Pile, As A Mound Or Pillar ; And Is Probably Applicable Both To The Buddhist ...

Chalukya
Chalukya, Also Called Salunki, A Race Known As One Of The Four Tribes Of Agnicula Rajputs, The Other Three Being The Chauhan, The Pramara, And The Purihara. The Chalukya Claim To Have Been Princes Of Sooru On The Ganges. They Are Divided Into Sixteen Branches, Viz.: Bhagela.—rnja Of Baghelcund (capital ...

Chamanti Tel
Chamanti. Tel. Applied Indifferently To All The Cultivated Kinds Of Chrysanthemum. Cha31alt, A Scattered Race In India. In Northern India, The Chamar Race Is Generally Said To Be Subdivided Into Seven Sections, Jatooa, Kamm, Kooril, Jyswara, Jhoosea, Azimgurhea Or Birhorea, And Korce Or Korchamra, Who Do Not Eat Together Nor ...

Chamunda
Chamunda, In Hindu Mythology, As Related In The Durga Mahatmya, An Emanation Of The Goddess Durga, Springing From Her Forehead To Encounter The Demons Chanda And Munda, De Tached To Seize Durga By The Sovereign Of The Daitya. Sumbha Having Slain The Demons, She Bore Their Heads To Her Parent ...

Chand Bibi
Chand Bibi, Also Known As Chand Sultana, Wife Of Ali Adal Shah Of Bijapur, One Of The Most Distinguished Women That Have Ever Appeared In India. When The Emperor Akbar Sent An Expedi Tion Into The Dekhan, There Were Four Parties In The Field Supporting Claimants To The Throne Of ...

Chandra
Chandra, In Hindu Mythology, The Moon. Moor Tells Us It Is Usually A Male Deity ; Some Times, However, Feminine, Chandri, And In Such Character Is More Commonly Applied To Parvati Or Devi, The Consort Or Sacti Of Siva, Than To Any Other Goddess. Lakshmi Devi, Or Simply Devi, As ...

Chandragupta
Chandragupta, The Sandracottus Or San Dracoptus Of The Greeks, The Founder Of The Mauryan Dynasty Of Magadha. He Was The Illegitimate Son Of The Last Nanda, By The Beautiful But Low Caste Mura, From Whom He Obtained The Designation Of Maurya. In The Mudra Rakshasa, A Sanskrit Drama Detailing His ...

Chang Ez Khan Or
Chang Ez Khan Or Jenghiz Khan, A Name From The Uigur Chang, Firm, And Kissar Ghiz, Powerful. Temuchin, Afterwards Known As Chan Ghi Z, Was Born Of A Mongol Tribe On The Banks Of The Onon In 1162. He Conquered And Expelled Mahomed The Kharas Mian, And Defeated His Son ...

Chankee Malay
Chankee. Malay. Cloves. Caryophyllus Aromaticus. These Shells Are Species Of The Genus Turbinella, Fished Up By Divers In The Gulf Of Manaar, On The Coast Opposite Jaffnapatam In Ceylon, In About Two Fathoms Water, And At Travancore, Tuticorin, Kila-karei, And Other Places. Large Beds Of Fossil Chanks Have Also Been ...

Char Aimak
Char Aimak. Aimak Is A Mongolian, Manchu, And Turki Word, Meaning A Tribe. Of These, There Are In Kabul And Persia Four, The Char Aimak. They Dwell To The North Of Herat And Kabul, In The Undulating Country, Which In Some Places Assumes A Mountainous, In Others A Hilly Character ...

Charan
Charan, A Sacred Race In The West Of India, Whose Character And Pursuits Almost Resemble Those Of The Bhat, Or Bards, And The Origin Of Both Is Involved In Fable. In Hindu Mythology, The Bhat Are Said To Have Been Produced To Amuse Parvati, From The Drops Of Sweat On ...

Charcoal
Charcoal. Zugal, Fahm-chobi, Arab. Koela, Kolsa, . . Hind. Mi-thwa, . . . Bum. Carbone De Legna, . It. Pan-tan, Chin. Arang-bara, . . Maui. Peh-tsau-shwang, „ Lippe Anghoru, . Singh. Charbon De Bois, . . Fe. Carbon De Lens, . . Sr. Kholenstoff, . . . Ger. Adapu Earri, ...

Charms
Charms. Talaim, Tawiz, . Arab. Ism, . . Iimnn., Pers. Hegnb, . . . . Egypt. Incanto, Allettamento, It. Charm° ; Enchantement,f, Encanto, Embeleso, Sp. Nazr•band, . Insp. Mantra, . . . .bansk. Charms Are In General Use Amongst All Races ; And Amulets Are Worn And Used Both To ...

Charras
Charras, The Gum-resin Of The Hemp Plant, Cannabis Saliva. It Exudes From The Flower Heads, And Also From The Seed When Ripe. In The Panjab, When The Seed Is Gathered, The Heads Are Rubbed With The Hands, And The Charms Collected. The Finest Charras Is Produced Iu Yarkand And Kash ...

Chayrooka Maleal
Chayrooka. Maleal. Capparis Heyneana. Chay Root. Anglo-tel. Emboorel, . . . Tam. I Tsberi Velloo, . Tel. Rammisserem Vayr, „ Chaya Vern, . . „ This Is The Root Of A Small Biennial Plant, The Oldenlandia Umbellate, Which Is Largely Used As A Scarlet Dye. It Is Extensively Cultivated In ...

Cheese
Cheese. Ju-fu,chin. Queue, Lai Ju-ping, Tsiang-shwui, , Keju, Malay. Kaas, Blur. Queijo, . . . . Port. Fromage, . . . Fr. Sur, Res. Kase, Ger Queso, . Sr. Panir, . . Gill, Hind., Junnu Katti, . Tati. Formaggio, Casio, . It. Junnu Gedda, . . Ts.t. Cheese Is Made ...

Cheeta Meena
Cheeta-meena, A Branch Of The 3feena Race, From Whom Spring The Mair Or Mera Clan, The Mountaineers Of Rajputana, One Of The Abori Ginal Races Of India, Whose Country Is Styled Mairwara, Or 'the Region Of Hills.' The Mair Branch Of The Meena Is Also Called Mairote And Mairawut. Mairwara ...

Chego
Chego, A Race In Malabar, Who Seem To Be Noticed By Wilson As The Chegavan Or Chekavan, And Whom He Describes As A Man Of Low Caste, Commonly A Pair, One Whose Occupation Is Draw Ing Toddy. The Tradition Is That The Cbego Came Originally From Ceylon, Where They Belonged ...

Chenab
Chenab, Next To The Sutlej, Is The Largest Of The Five Great Rivers Of The Panjab. It Is Also Called The Trimab. Ptolemy Called It Siudabal Or Sanda , Bilis, But The Greek Historians Of Alexander Called It Akesines. Its Source Is In The High Land Of Tibet, About Lat. ...

Chenopodiacee
Chenopodiacee, The Goosefoot Tribe Of Plants, Many Species Of Which Occur In The S. And S.e. Of Asia, Of The Genera Chenopodium, Beta, Blitum, Salicornia, Spinacia, Basella, Salsola, And Atriplex. Several Species Are Used For Culinary Purposes. Garden Ern!'(atriplex), Chard-beet, Beet, Mangold Wurzcl (beta) Belong To This Order, And Soda ...

Chensuar
Chensuar, A Wild, Half-savage Forest Tribe Inhabiting The Eastern Ghats Of The Peninsula Of India. They Are Known To Their Settled Neigh Bours As The Chenchu Kulam, Chenchwar, And Chensuar. They Seem To Be The People Whom Wilson Names Chenchu-vadu (vadu, Tel., A Man). They Are About 1200 In Number, ...

Chera Or
Chera Or Kerala, An Ancient Dynasty In The South Of The Indian Peninsula. They Seem To Have Risen On The Fall Of The Pandiya Sovereignty, And To Have Ruled Over A Small State Between The Territory Of The Pandiya And The Western Sea. It Comprehended Travancore And Parts Of Malabar, ...

Cheru
Cheru, Aborigines In Gliazipur, Part Of Gorakhpur, The Southern Part Of Benares, Mirza Pur, And Behar. They Are Sometimes Said To Be A Branch Of The Bhur. They Seem To Be The Same As The Sivira Or Seoree, But Buchanan Con Sidered Them Distinct. Cheru Declare Themselves To Be Descended ...

Chilchil Hind
Chilchil. Hind. Celosia Argentea. Children. Aulad , Arab. I Batch-katch, . . Hind. Batche, . . . Hind. Pulli, . . . . Tam. Male Children Are Greatly Longed For By All The Races Inhabiting The South And East Of Asia. One Prevailing Feeling Regarding Them Is Such As Is ...

Chiliva Hind
Chiliva. Hind. The Indian Bleak Of Nm. India, A Lonely Little Fish, Seldom Reaching More Than Two Or Three Ounces ; He Is Active, Playful, And Ravenous ; His Appearance Is Like New Silver (the Scales Being Used In Making False Pearls), And He Ranks Among The Most Delicate At ...

Chillies
Chillies. Capsicmn,. . . . Eng. Lombok ; Chabai, Malay. Cayenne Pepper, . „ Lada Mera ; Lada China, „ Minh, . . . . Hind. Mollaga Tam. Lombok Jav. . . Tel. Chilli Is The Mexican Name For All Varieties Of Capsicum, Though They Are Natives Of The East ...