jaborandi

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jab·o·ran·di

noun \ˌzha-bə-ˌran-ˈdē, -ˈran-dē\

Definition of JABORANDI

:  the dried leaves of either of two South American shrubs (Pilocarpus jaborandi and P. microphyllus) of the rue family that are a source of pilocarpine

Origin of JABORANDI

Portuguese, from Tupi jamb i̵randí, jam i̵raní
First Known Use: circa 1875

jab·o·ran·di

noun \ˌzhab-ə-ˌran-ˈdē, -ˈran-dē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of JABORANDI

: the dried leaves of two South American shrubs of the genus Pilocarpus (P. jaborandi and P. microphyllus) of the rue family that are a source of pilocarpine

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