Definition of pareira in English:


Line breaks: par|eira
Pronunciation: /pəˈrɛːrə


[mass noun]
A drug obtained from the root of a Brazilian climbing plant, used as a homeopathic diuretic, especially after abdominal surgery.
  • This drug is obtained from Chondrodendron tomentosum, family Menispermaceae


early 18th century: from Portuguese parreira 'vine trained against a wall'.

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