cahinca root

noun
ca·hin·ca root | \kə-ˈhiŋ-kə- \
variants: also cainca root \kə-ˈiŋ-kə- \

Medical Definition of cahinca root 

1 : the root of a tropical American shrub (Chiococca alba) used medicinally as a purgative and diuretic

2 : the root of a South American shrub (Chiococca anguifuga) used as an antidote for snake poison

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