from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An asclepiadaceous woody climber of Peru, the bark of which had a brief reputation as a cure for cancer.

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

  • noun (Med.) The bark of a South American vine (Gonolobus Condurango) of the Milkweed family. It has been supposed, but erroneously, to be a cure for cancer.

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  • noun Alternative form of condurango.


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