jaborandi

noun jab·o·ran·di \ ˌzha-bə-ˌran-ˈdē , -ˈran-dē \

Definition of jaborandi

: the dried leaves of either of two South American shrubs (Pilocarpus jaborandi and P. microphyllus) of the rue family that are a source of pilocarpine

Origin and Etymology of jaborandi

Portuguese, from Tupi jambɨrandí, jamɨraní


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jaborandi

noun jab·o·ran·di \ ˌzhab-ə-ˌran-ˈdē , -ˈran-dē \

medical Definition of jaborandi

: the dried leaves of two South American shrubs of the genus Pilocarpus (P. jaborandi and P. microphyllus) of the rue family that are a source of pilocarpine

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