from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining or allied to the genus Cinchona.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Allied or pertaining to cinchona, or to the plants that produce it.
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- adjective Allied or pertaining to
cinchona, or to the plantsthat produce it.
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There are several cinchonaceous trees also in the country; and some of the wild fruits are so good as to cause
On seeing the leaves, I stated that it was not the ‘Cinchona longifolia’ from which it is supposed the quinine of commerce is extracted, but the name and properties of this bark made me imagine that it was a cinchonaceous tree.
-- This plant belongs to the cinchonaceous family, and is said to possess properties similar to those of the true cinchona.
-- A cinchonaceous plant, the fruits of which are eaten in Madagascar under the name of Voa-vanga.
-- A cinchonaceous shrub, having strong astringent properties.
There are several cinchonaceous trees also in the country; and some of the wild fruits are so good as to cause a feeling of regret that they have not been improved by cultivation, or whatever else brought ours to their present perfection.