Medical Dictionary

cubeb

noun cu·beb \ˈkyü-ˌbeb\

Definition of CUBEB

:  the dried unripe berry of a tropical shrub (Piper cubeba) of the pepper family that was formerly used medicinally when powdered for its effect on mucous membranes especially as a urinary antiseptic and to treat chronic bronchitis
March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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