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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any shrub or small tree of a certain genus having leaves in whorls and cymose flowers; Any of several alkaloids extracted from a type of shrub.

Usage examples (3)
  • I say, get medicine back under traditional scientific authority -- the science of all men everywhere that has incorporated such foreign discoveries as rauwolfia, L-dopa...
  • For high blood pressure, the root of rauwolfia vomitoria has been a staple in the African pharmacy for centuries.
  • Some of them are fenugreek, licorice, betel nut, cardamom, cinnamon, cumin seeds, dandelion, lemon grass, rauwolfia, zizzyphus, etc. for more
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