chaulmoogra


chaul·moo·gra

noun \chl-ˈmü-grə\

Definition of CHAULMOOGRA

:  any of several East Indian trees (family Flacourtiaceae) that yield an acrid oil used especially formerly in treating leprosy and skin diseases

Origin of CHAULMOOGRA

Bengali cālmugrā
First Known Use: circa 1815

chaul·moo·gra

noun \chl-ˈmü-grə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHAULMOOGRA

: any of several East Indian trees (family Flacourtiaceae) that yield chaulmoogra oil

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