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  • n. An alkaloid found in the bark of the Nectandra rodioei. It is a tonic, antiperiodic, and febrifuge, and is used in medicine as a substitute for quinine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An alkaloid got from the bark of the bebeeru, or green heart of Guiana (Nectandra RodiƓi). It is a tonic, antiperiodic, and febrifuge, and is used in medicine as a substitute for quinine.

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