yellow pareira

variants: or less commonly yellow pareira brava

Definition of yellow pareira

: a pareira that is the root of a tropical American woody vine (Abuta amara), is bright yellow in color and extremely bitter in flavor, and contains some of the same alkaloids as the true pareira — compare white pareira

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“Yellow pareira.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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