kurchee bark

noun kur·chee bark \ˈku̇rchē-\
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kurchi bark

\ˈku̇rchē-\

Definition of kurchee bark

  1. :  a Tellicherry bark from a tree (Holarrhena antidysenterica) of the family Apocynaceae that contains conessine and other alkaloids

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Origin and Etymology of kurchee bark

kurchee, kurchi perhaps of Indic origin; akin to Sanskrit kūrca beard, bunch, bundle of grass — more at quilt


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