cataria

noun

ca·​tar·​ia kə-ˈtar-ē-ə How to pronounce cataria (audio)
1
: catnip
2
: the dried leaves and flowering tops of catnip formerly used in medicine (as in the treatment of infantile colic)

called also catnip

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“Cataria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cataria. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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