Goa powder

noun
\ ˌgō-ə- How to pronounce Goa powder (audio) \

Medical Definition of Goa powder

: a bitter powder found in the wood of a Brazilian leguminous tree (Andira araroba) and valued as the chief source of the drug chrysarobin

called also araroba

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“Goa powder.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Goa%20powder. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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