savanilla rhatany

noun

: the root of a shrub (Krameria ixina) as distinguished from rhatany obtained from other plants of the genus Krameria

Word History

Etymology

after Savanilla, former seaport, Colombia

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“Savanilla rhatany.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/savanilla%20rhatany. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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