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boldo

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒldəʊ/

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Definition of boldo in English:

noun (plural boldos)

1An evergreen Chilean tree from which are obtained an edible fruit, a dye, and a medicinal leaf infusion.
  • Peumus boldus, family Monimiaceae
1.1 [mass noun] A medicinal preparation of the leaves of the boldo tree, used as a tonic and digestive aid.

Origin

early 18th century: via American Spanish from Araucanian voldo.

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