Psychotria

noun Psy·chotria \sīˈkō‧trēə, -kä‧-\

Definition of Psychotria

  1. :  a very large genus of chiefly South American shrubs, trees, or rarely herbs (family Rubiaceae) having corymbose flowers with a 5-lobed corolla and a fruit that is a berrylike drupe with two nutlets

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Origin and Etymology of psychotria

New Latin, probably from Middle Greek psychōtria vivifying, from Greek psychē life — more at psyche


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