niepa

noun
nie·​pa | \ ˈnēpə \
plural -s

Definition of niepa

1 : an East Indian tree (Samadera indica) whose bark contains a bitter principle similar to quassia
2 or less commonly niepa bark : the bark of the niepa tree

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History and Etymology for niepa

probably from the native name in East India

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“Niepa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/niepa. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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