Share this entry

Share this page

yohimbe

Syllabification: yo·him·be
Pronunciation: /yōˈhimbā, -bē
 
/

Definition of yohimbe in English:

noun

A tropical West African tree of the bedstraw family, from which the drug yohimbine is obtained.
  • Pausinystalia johimbe, family Rubiaceae
Example sentences
  • They contain herbal ingredients such as yohimbe, ginseng, ginkgo and some that I have never heard of before.
  • The tablets are said to include ginseng and yohimbe bark.

Origin

late 19th century: a local word.

Words that rhyme with yohimbe

abbéthebesickbay

Definition of yohimbe in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something