jaborandi: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: ( jab"u-ran'dē, -ran-dē'), [key]
— pl. -dis.
  1. any of several South American shrubs belonging to the genus Pilocarpus, of the rue family.
  2. the dried leaflets of certain of these plants, esp. P. jaborandi, containing the alkaloid pilocarpine, used in medicine.
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