Definitions for quebrachokeɪˈbrɑ tʃoʊ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of several tropical American trees having very hard wood, esp. Schinopsis lorentzii, the wood and bark of which are used in tanning and dyeing.
a tree, Aspidosperma quebrachoblanco, of the dogbane family, yielding a medicinal bark.
the wood or bark of any of these trees.
Origin of quebracho:
1880–85; < AmerSp quiebracha, quiebra-hacha lit., (it) breaks (the) hatchet
A Chilean apocynaceous tree; species: Aspidosperma quebracho
a Chilian apocynaceous tree (Aspidosperma Quebracho); also, its bark, which is used as a febrifuge, and for dyspn/a of the lung, or bronchial diseases; -- called also white quebracho, to distinguish it from the red quebracho, a Mexican anacardiaceous tree (Loxopterygium Lorentzii) whose bark is said to have similar properties
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