Simarouba

noun
Sim·​a·​rou·​ba | \ ˌsim-ə-ˈrü-bə How to pronounce Simarouba (audio) \

Medical Definition of Simarouba

: a genus (the type of the family Simaroubaceae) of tropical American shrubs and trees having bitter bark sometimes used medicinally — compare quassia sense 1

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“Simarouba.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Simarouba. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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