calumba

noun
ca·lum·ba | \ kə-ˈləm-bə \
variants: or colombo \-(ˌ)bō \

Medical Definition of calumba 

: 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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