Jaborandi meaning

jăbə-răn-dē, -răndē
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Any of several tropical American shrubs of the genus Pilocarpus, especially P. microphyllus, whose dried leaves yield the medicinal alkaloid pilocarpine.
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The dried leaves of any of these plants.
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The dried leaflets of various South American plants (genus Pilocarpus) of the rue family, that yield the alkaloid pilocarpine.
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Any of several tropical American shrubs of the genus Pilocarpus, especially P. microphyllus, whose dried leaves yield the medicinal alkaloid pilocarpine.
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The dried leaves of any of these plants.
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Any of several species of the genus Pilocarpus of plants, some of which are important medicinally.
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Origin of jaborandi

  • Portuguese American Spanish from Tupí one that spits

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Portuguese jaborandi

    From Wiktionary