a poisonous alkaloid, CHNO, obtained from quebracho bark and the bark of a West African tree (Corynanthe yohimbé) of the madder family: formerly used as an aphrodisiac
Origin of yohimbinefrom yohimbé, a tropical African tree (of Bantu origin, originally ) + -ine
An alkaloid, C21H26N2O3, that is derived from the bark of a tree, Pausinystalia johimbe, and is an alpha-blocker drug used in the form of its hydrochloride as a mydriatic, a treatment for erectile dysfunction, and formerly as an aphrodisiac.
Origin of yohimbineNew Latin yohimbe former specific epithet ( of Cameroonian Bantu origin ) (Douala djombe the tree from which yohimbine is derived ) -ine 2
(countable and uncountable, plural yohimbines)