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- n. Turnera diffusa, an American passifloraceous shrub whose leaves were traditionally used for relaxation by indigenous peoples.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A Mexican drug, used as an aphrodisiac.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A drug consisting of the leaves of certain Mexican plants, species of Turnera, chiefly T. microphylla and T. diffusa, and Bigelovia veneta, supposed to have tonic and stimulant properties.
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