Definitions for jaborandiˌdʒæb əˈræn di, -rænˈdi
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jab•o•ran•diˌdʒæb əˈræn di, -rænˈdi(n.)(pl.)-dis.
any of several South American shrubs of the genus Pilocarpus, of the rue family, the leaflets of which yield pilocarpine, used in medicine.
Origin of jaborandi:
1870–75; < Pg
Any of several species of the genus Pilocarpus of plants, some of which are important medicinally.
the native name of a South American rutaceous shrub (Pilocarpus pennatifolius). The leaves are used in medicine as an diaphoretic and sialogogue
Jaborandi is a Brazilian city of the state of São Paulo, located 491 kilometers from the state capital, São Paulo. The population in 2000 was 6,424 inhabitants.
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