yerba reuma

noun yerba reu·ma \-ˈrümə\

Definition of yerba reuma

  1. 1 :  a low Californian undershrub (Frankenia palmeri) densely covered with small leaves and tiny white flowers

  2. 2 :  alkali heath

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Origin and Etymology of yerba reuma

modification of Mexican Spanish yerbarreuma, from yerba herb + reuma cold, catarrh, from Latin rheuma — more at rheum


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