pit·​u·​ri | \ ˈpichərē \
variants: or bedgery \ ˈbejərē \ or less commonly pitcheri or pitchuri \ ˈpichərē \
plural pituris or bedgeries

Definition of pituri

1 : an Australian shrub (Duboisia hopwoodii)
2 : a narcotic drug that is prepared by drying the leaves and twigs of the pituri shrub

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History and Etymology for pituri

native name in Australia

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“Pituri.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pituri. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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