ca·​lum·​ba kə-ˈləm-bə How to pronounce calumba (audio)
variants or colombo
: the root of an African plant (Jatrorrhiza palmata of the family Menispermaceae) that contains the bitter principle columbin and is used as a tonic

called also calumba root, colombo root

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“Calumba.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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