Definition of pareira in English:

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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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