yerba reuma

yerba reu·​ma | \ -ˈrümə \

Definition of yerba reuma

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

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History and Etymology for yerba reuma

modification of Mexican Spanish yerbarreuma, from yerba herb + reuma cold, catarrh, from Latin rheuma

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“Yerba reuma.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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