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José da Silva, Mufradāt-i hindī

[Preliminary Entry] The Mufradāt-i hindī is a Persian dictionary of Indian drugs written around the beginning of the nineteenth century by the Christian physician José da Silva. The work describes drugs of vegetal, mineral and animal origins. The entries specify the exact pronunciation of the local names of the drugs, and some offer the Arabic equivalents.

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Manuscript: 

Aligarh, Ibn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine and Sciences.

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Main Persian Title: Mufradāt-i hindī
Author: José da Silva