from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as huaco.
  • noun The Mikania Guaco, a climbing composite of tropical America; also, a medicinal substance consisting of, or an aromatic bitter obtained from, the leaves of this plant.
  • noun The Aristolochia maxima of tropical America, employed as a remedy for the bites of serpents.

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

  • noun A plant (Aristolochia anguicida) of Carthagena, used as an antidote to serpent bites.
  • noun The Mikania Guaco, of Brazil, used for the same purpose.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any of various vine-like climbing plants of Central and South America and the West Indies, including Mikania and Aristolochia species, reputed to have curative powers.


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