Definición de jaborandi en inglés:

jaborandi

Saltos de línea: jabo|randi
Pronunciación: /ˌdʒabəˈrandi
 
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sustantivo

1 [mass noun] A drug made from the dried leaves of certain South American plants, which contain the alkaloid pilocarpine and promote salivation when chewed.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In exanthematous fevers of all kinds jaborandi in small doses is the remedy par excellence.
  • Both jaborandi and pilocarpine may cause headaches and can irritate the stomach and cause vomiting and nausea.
2Any of the plants that yield jaborandi.
  • Several genera and species, in particular Pilocarpus jaborandi (family Rutaceae)
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Pilocarpus was at one time adulterated with spurious jaborandis, other foreign leaves, stems, dirt and mouldy leaves.
  • Brushwood is represented by low and thick bushes, at the sides of the paths, formed by jaborandis, vassouras, and carquejas.

Origen

early 17th century: from Tupi-Guarani jaburandi, literally 'a person who spits'.

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