noun Abu·ta \əˈb(y)ütə\

Definition of Abuta

  1. :  a genus of tropical American woody vines (family Menispermaceae) — see white pareira, yellow pareira

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Origin and Etymology of abuta

borrowed from New Latin, borrowed from Carib of French Guiana (18th century)

First Known Use: circa 1835

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to cast off or become cast off

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