pareira brava

noun
pa·​rei·​ra bra·​va | \ pə-ˈrer-ə-ˈbrä-və How to pronounce pareira brava (audio) \

Medical Definition of pareira brava

: the root of a South American vine (Chondodendron tomentosum of the family Menispermaceae) that was formerly used as a diuretic, tonic, and aperient

called also pareira

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“Pareira brava.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pareira%20brava. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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