damiana

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noun dam·i·ana \ˌda-mē-ˈa-nə\

Definition of damiana

  1. 1 :  the dried leaf of a tropical American shrub (Turnera diffusa syn. T. aphrodisiaca) used especially formerly as an aphrodisiac and tonic; also :  a preparation containing damiana

  2. 2 :  the plant from which damiana is obtained

Origin and Etymology of damiana

American Spanish


First Known Use: 1868


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