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Line breaks: yo|himbe
Pronunciation: /jəʊˈhɪmbeɪ

Definition of yohimbe in English:


A tropical West African tree 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.


late 19th century: a local word.

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