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  1. araroba, Goa powder, chrysarobin(noun)

    a bitter yellow powder used to treat skin diseases

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  1. Goa powder

    a bitter powder (also called araroba) found in the interspaces of the wood of a Brazilian tree (Andira araroba) and used as a medicine. It is the material from which chrysarobin is obtained

  2. Origin: [So called from Goa, on the Malabar coast, whither it was shipped from Portugal.]


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