Ma-huang definitions

mä-hwäng'
Any of various East Asian ephedras, especially Ephedra sinica, from which ephedrine and other alkaloids are obtained.
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Any of various East Asian ephedras, especially Ephedra sinica, from which ephedrine and other alkaloids are obtained.
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Any of various plants of the Ephedra genus, especially Ephedra sinica, used in traditional Chinese medicine.
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Origin of ma-huang

Mandarin máhuáng from Middle Chinese maː xfiuaŋ maː hemp xfiuaŋ yellow