Saint-Ignatius's-bean

noun
Saint-Ig·na·tius's-bean | \-ig-ˈnā-sh(ē-)əs- \

Medical Definition of Saint-Ignatius's-bean 

: the greenish straw-colored seed of a Philippine woody vine of the genus Strychnos (S. ignatii) that is like nux vomica in its action and uses

called also Ignatius bean

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