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  1. Calumba(noun)

    the root of a plant (Jateorrhiza Calumba, and probably Cocculus palmatus), indigenous in Mozambique. It has an unpleasantly bitter taste, and is used as a tonic and antiseptic

  2. Origin: [from kalumb, its native name in Mozambique.]

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