Sic·​king·​ia | \ siˈkiŋēə \

Definition of Sickingia

: a genus of small or medium-sized Central and South American trees (family Rubiaceae) of which some yield usable timber and some are a source of red dyes and extracts of repute in local folk medicine especially as febrifuges and purgatives — see arariba

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History and Etymology for Sickingia

New Latin, probably from Franz von Sickingen †1523 German knight + New Latin -ia

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“Sickingia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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