uzara root

noun
uza·ra root | \üˈzärə-\
variants: or usara root \üˈsärə- \

Definition of uzara root 

: 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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