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Jaborandi

Jabˊo-ran′di

,
Noun.
(Bot.)
The native name of a South American rutaceous shrub (
Pilocarpus pennatifolius
). The leaves are used in medicine as an diaphoretic and sialogogue.

Definition 2021


Jaborandi

Jaborandi

See also: jaborandi

Portuguese

Proper noun

Jaborandi

  1. Jaborandi (municipality in the state of São Paulo, Brazil)
  2. Jaborandi (municipality in the state of Bahia, Brazil)

jaborandi

jaborandi

See also: Jaborandi

English

Pilocarpus pennatifolius (jaborandi)

Wikispecies

Noun

jaborandi (plural jaborandis)

  1. Any of several species of the genus Pilocarpus of plants, some of which are important medicinally.

Derived terms

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Portuguese

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old Tupi.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ʒa.bo.ɾɐ̃.ˈd͡ʒi/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ʒɐ.βu.ɾɐ̃.ˈdi/
  • Hyphenation: ja‧bo‧ran‧di

Noun

jaborandi m (plural jaborandis)

  1. jaborandi (any plant of the genus Pilocarpus)

Descendants