Definition of pareira in English:

pareira

Line breaks: par|eira
Pronunciation: /pəˈrɛːrə
 
/

noun

[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

Origin

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

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