from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The root of Jateorrhiza Calumba (J. palmata), a menispermaceous plant of southeastern Africa, cultivated in some African and East Indian islands.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) See calumba.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of various tall perennial herbs constituting the genus Frasera; widely distributed in warm dry upland areas of California, Oregon, and Washington


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