Origin of yohimbe
New Latin, probably from a Bantu language of southern Cameroon
First Known Use: 1930
Medical Definition of yohimbe
: a tropical African tree (Pausinystalia yohimbe synonym Corynanthe yohimbe) of the madder family whose bark yields the alkaloid yohimbine; also : a preparation of the bark that is used especially as an aphrodisiac
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