cataria

noun
ca·​tar·​ia | \ kə-ˈtar-ē-ə How to pronounce cataria (audio) \

Medical Definition of cataria

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 24 Sep. 2021.

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