Tellicherry bark

noun Tel·li·cher·ry bark \ˈteləˌcherē-\

Definition of Tellicherry bark

  1. :  the bitter bark of any of several East Indian or African trees of the family Apocynaceae (as Wrightia zeylanica, Holarrhena antidysenterica or H. africana) used especially in folk medicine as a remedy for dysentery

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Origin and Etymology of tellicherry bark

from Tellicherry, seaport in Madras state, India

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