Definition of yohimbe in English:


Syllabification: yo·him·be
Pronunciation: /yōˈhimbā, -bē


  • A tropical West African tree of the bedstraw family, from which the drug yohimbine is obtained.
    • Pausinystalia johimbe, family Rubiaceae
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    • 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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