uzara root

noun uza·ra root \üˈzärə-\
variants: or

usara root


Definition of uzara root

  1. :  the root of a South African woody herb (Dicoma anomala) of the family Compositae that yields uzarin and that is dried and used by the native people as a masticatory for dysentery

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Origin and Etymology of uzara root

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