pituri

noun

pit·​u·​ri
ˈpichərē
variants or bedgery
ˈbejərē
or less commonly pitcheri or pitchuri
ˈpichərē
plural pituris or bedgeries
1
: an Australian shrub (Duboisia hopwoodii)
2
: a narcotic drug that is prepared by drying the leaves and twigs of the pituri shrub

Word History

Etymology

native name in Australia

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“Pituri.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pituri. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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