piscidia

noun

pis·​cid·​ia pi-ˈsid-ē-ə How to pronounce piscidia (audio)
: the bark of a West Indian leguminous tree (Piscidia erythrina) that was formerly used as a narcotic and anodyne

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“Piscidia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/piscidia. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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