ayapana

noun aya·pa·na \ˌīyəˈpänə\

Definition of ayapana

plural

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  1. :  a low spreading herbaceous Brazilian shrub (Eupatorium aya-pana) whose long narrow leaves are used to make a mildly stimulating decoction resembling tea

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Origin and Etymology of ayapana

Spanish & Portuguese; Spanish ayapaná, from Portuguese aiapana, aiapaina, from Tupi ayapana


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