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rauwolfia Line breaks: rau|wol¦fia
Pronunciation: /raʊˈwɒlfɪə/
/raʊˈvɒlfɪə/
(also rauvolfia)

Definition of rauwolfia in English:

noun

A tropical shrub or small tree, some kinds of which are cultivated for medicinal drugs.

Origin

Modern Latin, named after Leonhard Rauwolf (died 1596), German botanist.

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